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Learn about how sleep may have evolved before the brain; why airports keep birds of prey on staff; and what would happen if you stopped time.
Sleep might have evolved before the brain by Cameron Duke
- Kanaya, H. J., Park, S., Kim, J., Kusumi, J., Krenenou, S., Sawatari, E., Sato, A., Lee, J., Bang, H., Kobayakawa, Y., Lim, C., & Itoh, T. Q. (2020). A sleep-like state in Hydra unravels conserved sleep mechanisms during the evolutionary development of the central nervous system. Science Advances, 6(41), eabb9415. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abb9415
- Pappas, S. (2017, July 18). Why Do We Sleep? Livescience.com; Live Science. https://www.livescience.com/32469-why-do-we-sleep.html
- staff, S. X. (2021, January 8). Which came first, sleep or the brain? Medicalxpress.com; Medical Xpress. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-01-brain-1.html
Airports Keep Birds of Prey on Staff to Protect Planes by Ashley Hamer
- FAA Wildlife Strike Database. (2021). Faa.gov. https://wildlife.faa.gov/home
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers. (2020, August 28). Faa.gov. https://www.faa.gov/airports/airport_safety/wildlife/faq/
- Bliss, L. (2016, May 26). Meet the Falcons Keeping North American Runways Safe. Bloomberg.com; Bloomberg. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-05-26/great-big-story-video-shows-how-falcons-work-as-airplane-bird-strike-mitigation
- Haje Jan Kamps. (2017, January 7). This flappy bird-drone keeps airports safe. TechCrunch; TechCrunch. https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/07/is-it-a-bird-is-it-a-plane-well-it-is-a-drone-actually/
What Would Happen If You Stopped Time? by Ashley Hamer originally aired September 7, 2018 https://omny.fm/shows/curiosity-daily/what-would-happen-if-you-stopped-time-secret-room
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