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2013-07-01 14:40:41

Most of our physiological functions fluctuate throughout the day.

2013-06-19 14:29:34

Inside each of us is our own internal timing device.

Depression Can Alter A Person’s Circadian Clock At The Cellular Level
2013-05-14 07:16:55

The circadian clock rhythms that help govern biological, hormonal and behavioral patterns in the human body are altered at the cellular level in people suffering from depression, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

2013-04-10 10:55:21

The Myc oncogene can disrupt the 24-hour internal rhythm in cancer cells. Postdoctoral fellow Brian Altman, PhD, and graduate student Annie Hsieh, MD, both from the in the lab of Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD, director of the Abramson Cancer Center, Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, present their data in the "Metabolic Pathway Regulation in Cancer" session at the 2013 American Association for Cancer Research meeting, Washington, D.C.,...

Prolonged Disruptions In Sleep Can Wreak Havoc On Your Genes
2013-02-26 14:58:33

Lack of sleep has long been known to have a negative impact on a person’s physiology, but a new study from researchers at the University of Surrey in the UK has found wide-ranging genetic implications associated with sleep deprivation.

2013-02-23 23:02:26

Windows 8 opens up more opportunities for developers to offer educational apps that serve a wide variety of purposes.

2012-08-30 10:42:15

When Thomas Edison tested the first light bulb in 1879, he could never have imagined that his invention could one day contribute to a global obesity epidemic.

2012-08-29 07:42:04

Disruptions to the circadian rhythm can affect the growth of blood vessels in the body, thus causing illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, and cancer.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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