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Simple Sleepers

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Science  18 Jul 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5887, pp. 334-337
DOI: 10.1126/science.321.5887.334

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Classic genetic model organisms--fruit flies, zebrafish, and roundworms--are popular newcomers in sleep research laboratories, although debate continues about how much their dozing relates to human slumber.