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2014-04-18 14:18:55

Fruit flies are pretty predictable when it comes to scheduling their days, with peaks of activity at dawn and dusk and rest times in between. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Cell Reports on April 17th have found that the clusters of brain cells responsible for each of those activity peaks—known as the morning and evening oscillators, respectively—don't work alone. For flies' internal clocks to follow the sun, cooperation is key. "Without proper synchronization,...

2014-04-17 23:03:44

With this addition to the Asia distribution network, the Company continues to affirm its strategic initiative to provide customers with local design and engineering support, and easy access to their broad offering of frequency control solutions. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 A Crystal Electronic Technology USA Inc., a supplier of frequency control solutions including Oscillators, Crystals, Resonators, Real Time Clocks, and SAW Filters, announced that I&C Microsystems has been...

2014-04-16 10:13:27

All organisms, from mammals to fungi, have daily cycles controlled by a tightly regulated internal clock, called the circadian clock. The whole-body circadian clock, influenced by the exposure to light, dictates the wake-sleep cycle. At the cellular level, the clock is controlled by a complex network of genes and proteins that switch each other on and off based on cues from their environment. Most genes involved in the regulation of the circadian clock have been characterized, but Akihiro...

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2014-04-11 10:03:42

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Whether it’s during a hum-drum work trip or the vacation of a lifetime, jet lag can disrupt daytime activities and make sleeping at night extremely difficult. A new app based on previous research and mathematical modeling claims to cure or prevent jet lag in three days by guiding a traveler’s exposure to light. Described by a paper in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, the new program applies the concept of...

2014-04-01 15:15:55

To improve recovery for heart attack patients, hospitals should maintain normal day and night cycles for those patients during the first few days after the attack, say University of Guelph researchers. Their new study shows for the first time that interrupting diurnal rhythms impairs healing immediately after a heart attack, said Prof. Tami Martino of the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Researchers already knew that circadian rhythms, or day-night cycles, can affect timing of a heart...

2014-03-31 23:38:07

PayClock® Online Offers Anytime, Anywhere Access to Time and Attendance Records for Busy Medical Practice Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Florida Heart & Vascular Associates of Tampa has selected the Lathem PayClock® Online cloud-based time and attendance solution to manage employee timekeeping. As a company focused on advanced technological solutions, Florida Heart & Vascular Associates wanted an employee timekeeping system that would offer the latest and most...

2014-03-31 23:37:39

NOVAtime Technology, Inc. announces release of innovative NT7000 smart time clock. Diamond Bar, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 NOVAtime Technology, Inc. (http://www.novatime.com), a leading provider of enterprise Time and Attendance / Workforce Management solutions, has announced the launch date of their latest smart time clock – the NT7000. NOVAtime’s NT7000 smart time clock is scheduled for official release on April 7th, 2014. After extensive development and testing of both hardware and...

2014-03-28 09:23:18

You've switched to the night shift and your weight skyrockets, or you wake at 7 a.m. on weekdays but sleep until noon on weekends—a social jet lag that can fog your Saturday and Sunday. Life runs on rhythms driven by circadian clocks, and disruption of these cycles is associated with serious physical and emotional problems, says Orie Shafer, a University of Michigan assistant professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology. Now, new findings from Shafer and U-M doctoral...

2014-03-17 12:29:30

GainSpan low power Wi-Fi technology allows clocks to maintain synchronized time and require no maintenance for five years SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GainSpan(®) Corporation, a leader in ultra-low power Wi-Fi connectivity for the Internet of Things, today announced that American Time is using GainSpan technology to power its recently released line of Wi-Fi clocks. Using the combination of GainSpan's ultra-low power Wi-Fi and a battery booster pack, the battery...

2014-03-11 23:04:44

Small and medium size businesses in the United States can now use an iPad for an application that is unheard of till date – employee time clock. Recently updated mobile application TabletPunch Lite allows businesses the ability to use iPads as a time clock with business-grade features. Folsom, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 App development company TabletPunch, Inc. has redefined the utility of iPads. The company’s mobile app TabletPunch Lite can help businesses with their time and...