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Contact: John Easton
University of Chicago Medical Center

Normal Sleep and Sleep Fragmented Mice

Caption: By 24 weeks the sons (below) of sleep-disturbed mothers weighed about 10 percent more than the sons (above) of mice with uninterrupted sleep.

Credit: Abdelnaby Kahlyfa

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