At the Department of Chronobiology of the University of Groningen, Moniek Geerdink is researching the direct effect of various types of light during the day on the quality of sleep. Test subjects with sleep problems will reside in the lab on three occasions for 36 hours to determine the effects of various sorts of light. The ultimate goal is to contribute to light therapy for people with sleep disorders.
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On Friday 26 April, Prof. Oscar Kuipers has been appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
On Friday 26 April, Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen has been appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.
How is it possible that an albatross doesn’t crash and die when it lands? And how come its large wings don’t break due to air resistance? That is what you would expect, according to the laws of aerodynamics. However, Professor Eize Stamhuis has discovered...