A recent article in Newsday states they believe flies sleep, react to caffiene by sleeping less, and make up for restless periods by sleeping more the following day. They also talk about how mammals die when deprived of REM: In humans (or our dogs), an EEG (electroencephalogram) can trace the distinctive electrical waves of a [...]
Archives: 'Animal Sleep'
An article about bottlenose dolphins and killer whales states that new mothers go with little sleep for months at a time: Scientists have discovered that baby bottlenose dolphins do not sleep at all during their first month of life. Their mothers hardly get a moment’s rest, either. They begin to sleep normally again only after [...]