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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This afternoon, the University of Groningen started using a piezo testing ground at the Stationspark (station park) in Zuidhorn.
Female songbirds can have troublesome love lives. In some species, such as the European pied flycatcher, the male birds try to hook up with an extra female bird once they’ve already found a mate. It was long believed that the female bird whose eggs...