Prof Terry Hughes was jointly awarded the 2018 Maddox Prize

An Irish scientist based in Australia who has battled public attempts to discredit his work on the devastating effects of climate change on coral reef(...)

The impact of sleep deprivation on human health is ‘scarcely investigated’

“I believe that light is medicine,” says clinical psychologist Dr Michael Breus, a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. “Light affects o(...)

New recommendations suggest newborns need 14-17 hours’ sleep each day. Photograph: iStock

“In the first few months, at least half of a child’s sleep time is in a state equivalent to REM sleep,” says Dr Paul Reading, neurology consultant at (...)