Sleepy Fruit Flys

NPR's David Baron reports that research on one of the most basic animals...the fruit fly...may reveal the secrets of sleep. Experts say sleep is actually very difficult to define, but it is known that electrical activity in the brain changes when people sleep.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.