Wakey Wakey! Digging Into the Science of 'Spring Forward'

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Springing forward for daylight saving time doesn't just cost us an hour of sleep. Scientists say the switch has physiological consequences too. (manop1984/iStockphoto)

You can read more of Danielle Venton's reporting on the science, history and politics of daylight saving time here and here.

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