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Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017

The shorter your sleep, the shorter your life: the new sleep science

Why, exactly, are we so sleep-deprived? What has happened over the course of the last 75 years? In 1942, less than 8% of the population was trying to survive on six hours or less sleep a night; in 2017, almost one in two people is.