An Ancient Mystery
Some say it’s needed to consolidate memories or to clear out metabolic waste from the brain. But nobody really knows why we sleep. Now neuroscientists are probing that mystery in an unlikely creature, the fruit fly.
Professors awarded fellowship for contributions to science, research
Two NYU Faculty Win Sloan Foundation Research Fellowships
HHMI Selects 45 International Student Research Fellows
Stavropoulos Lab graduate student Qiuling Li receives HHMI fellowship.
Study in fruit flies reveals a gene affecting the ability to sleep
Research suggests that a newly identified gene known as insomniac may play a role in keeping us asleep.