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@ashleyn1cole @TheAtlantic Well, worm sleep is weird: Basically they stop moving and if you poke them, they don't like it.
What happens to squid when they die? Well, they either turn into gelatinous shells of their former selves and get eaten by a seagull, or.... https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/science/dead-squid.html 
I went to Japan this fall to bring you news from the frontiers of sleep research--most importantly, the riddle of what scientists call 'sleep pressure': https://t.co/cf6G6Vyul6
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