Sleepy brains by Stella M. Turk MBE

All animals with brains need sleep
In both its forms, light and deep.
Like us, the young of fruit flies need
More sleep in order to succeed.
It is the brain that craves such rest
Whilst the body still meets any test.

Stella M Turk MBE

14th January 2006

Stellas notes:

Listening to a talk about sleep (Radio 4 on 0-1-2006) I learned this fact about fruitflies (Drospohila species). I also leaned that at least one of our universities has a Chair of Sleep Science!…


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