## Why do brains need to sleep?

#### Jeff Donlea and Diogo Pimontel, postdocs at the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, discuss some of the genes that underpin our sleep cycle: and how experimental work is helping to understand the processes that make sleep so important.

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