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Sleep, soldiers and shooting

In the heat of battle soldiers often go without sleep. This isn’t ideal as it leads to lots of tired, grumpy people with slow reactions making life-or-death decisions about who – and who not to – shoot. In this study … Continue reading

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In the navy, you can stay awake all night

Hammocks and rum have long since stopped being part of Navy life but getting a good night’s sleep on the ocean wave is still a distant dream for many sailors. In this study Adrian J. Bravo, from the University of … Continue reading

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Insomnia in the army

In this article Elizabeth A. Klingaman, from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, led a team of researchers who looked into the level of insomnia in the U.S. Army, it’s causes and it’s consequences. The study found that just over … Continue reading

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