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2015-04-18 13:28:36

We know that light affects our body clocks, but now, research has found that it's not only the intensity, but also the color that affects us.

brain in a jar
2015-03-10 09:14:05

By studying the brains of fruit flies in the laboratory, researchers at the University of California-Irvine have discovered the biological mechanics responsible for jet lag, the sleep disorder which affects travelers as they cross time zones on their journeys.

2015-03-05 08:27:31

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m.

cell division
2014-12-28 17:46:30

Biologists have long-wondered what causes a rapidly-growing cell to split: The size it reaches? Or the length of time it's been growing? Now, they have an answer.

internal clock
2014-12-24 15:09:57

And if he's correct, treatments could modulate reward-seeking behavior, and may be useful in treating addiction, as well as sleep and anxiety disorders.

2014-12-23 23:06:26

A study of Stanford basketball players showed a dramatic athletic performance enhancement with deeper sleep. Banglador, India (PRWEB) December 23, 2014

e-readers
2014-12-23 12:16:58

Even if you're reading a snooze of a text (cough, Grapes of Wrath, cough).

later school start times
2014-08-25 06:59:05

A group of US pediatricians is encouraging middle schools and high schools to delay their start times by as much as an hour to avoid the physical and mental issues that can arise as a result of sleep deprivation.

circadian rhythm
2014-08-21 03:00:40

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found a new way that internal body clocks are regulated by a type of molecule known as long non-coding RNA.

astronaut sleep deprivation
2014-08-09 04:53:30

Astronauts tend to suffer from a significant amount of sleep deficiency in the weeks leading up to liftoff and throughout the duration of their missions, according to a new report published in Friday’s edition of The Lancet Neurology.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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