Friday, November 9, 2012

Dolphins may sleep with only half of their brains at a time

I used to love that show Flipper when I was a kid. They don't make good dolphin-centered programs anymore. This article discusses how dolphins appear to be staying awake as long as 15 days. The researchers think that dolphins may sleep with only one-half of their brain at a time. This allows them to stay awake and alert continuously.

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