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SCIENCE NOTES AND NEWS.

Tlu^ CAUSE OF SLEEP.

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Tlu^ CAUSE OF SLEEP. Sir William Gowers, the famous medical aoiefr tiat, has developed a new theory of sleep. According to his explanation the suspension of oonsciousnees in sleep is probably due to 4 break and make" action among the brain eells. The activity of the brain is considered to be due to nerve cells, from which spring nerwa eords that go on dividing and eub-dividing, antil they terminate in little knobs. Forwerlp it was believed that the nerve ceils t-f "he brMS were in permanent connection by means of theiP terminals; but now it appears that these are only in opposition, and capable of being sepa- rated. The hypothesis is that during sleep suefc separation takes place, and the fact that na* ootic substances are capable of inducing sleep » held 1A-> support this ^iew

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