Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: What induces sleep? For fruit flies it’s stress at the cellular level

(Biophysical Society) Sleep-deprived fruit flies helped reveal what induces sleep. University of Oxford researchers Anissa Kempf, Gero Miesenböck, and colleagues reveal that fruit fly sleep is driven by oxidative stress, the imbalance of free radicals and antioxidants in the body.