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Military scientists concluded submarine sailors, who traditionally begin a new workday every 18 hours, show less fatigue on a 24-hour schedule, and the Navy has endorsed the findings for any skippers who want to make the switch.
Navy Capt. Steven Wechsler, the laboratory's commanding officer, said the study found the fatigue that came from working on the reactors an additional two hours can be balanced out by the longer, more consistent sleep period on the 24-hour schedule.
Since 2005, the laboratory has done experiments on submariners' sleep patterns, testing melatonin levels in sailors' saliva, surveying crews and fitting sailors with devices to measure activity levels and sleep quality.
The circadian rhythm, a master biological clock that regulates when we become sleepy and when we're alert, has been the subject of many studies by industry and academia.
General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company.
The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors that using the company's websites or engaging with it online in a variety of other ways meant they would have to give up their right to sue.
The Minnesota-based company said that people instead would have to resolve disputes through informal negotiation or arbitration.
The change was widely denounced on social media after The New York Times first reported it Wednesday.
From wild pranks on April Fools Day to hidden tricks in its search engine, the Google team loves creating surprises for users. Here’s how to find Google’s Easter eggs, for the three latest versions of its Android operating system. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Google plays off pop-culture’s favorite (and most annoying) flying kitty, Nyan Cat, with Nyandroid.
Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but now parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.
Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers showed up in questions on tests that more than a million students in grades 3 through 8 took this month.
New York state education officials and the test publisher say the references were not paid product placement but happened to be contained in published passages selected for the tests.
Some critics say brand mentions on standardized tests are unnecessary and inappropriate.
While general complaints about Common Core tests have arisen elsewhere, advocates say the prevalence of brand names appear to be specific to New York.