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The Sound of Ideas

Radio Lab: Sleep

Posted Tuesday, June 19, 2007

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Every creature sleeps - from giant hump back whales all the way down to fruit flies. Yet, science still can't answer the basic questions: Why do animals sleep? What is it for? We eavesdrop on the uneasy dreams of rats in search of answers.

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