“The important thing is not to stop questioning,” Albert Einstein once said. “Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” In this series, we turn to NYU faculty—specialists in their fields—to address the general questions that we all encounter as we move through the world.

Here, Susan Malone, senior research scientist at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, tackles the question: Is it time to put an end to Daylight Saving Time?