Smartwatch implants help track elephant sleep patterns

Humans are obsessed with sleep. Weve not getting enough of it, and the tech world is flooded with wearables that confirm this fact. Now, scientists hope using activity monitors to study how and why animals sleep will help us get a better nights rest.
Professor Paul Manger from Wits University and his colleagues are using a tracker called an Actiwatch to study elephant sleep patterns in Botswana. They removed the watches bands, insulated them with electrical tape and biologic…
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