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Out of Sync

By | September 1, 2013

Why eating at the wrong times is tied to such profound and negative effects on our bodies


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You Are When You Eat

By | September 1, 2013

Circadian time zones and metabolism


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Mind the Clock

By | September 1, 2013

Many of the body's tissues can tell time, and these peripheral clocks can be influenced by environmental cues, such as the timing of food consumption.


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Electric Lights Alter Daily Rhythms

By | August 6, 2013

Humans’ circadian clocks become skewed when they are exposed to electric lights but revert to a schedule more in tune with the sun when they go camping.

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Behavior Brief

By | July 8, 2013

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research


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Decoding DNA: New Twists and Turns

By | June 1, 2013

Highlights from a series of three webinars on the future of genome research, held by The Scientist to celebrate 60 years of the DNA double helix

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Clock Genes Linked to Depression

By | May 15, 2013

Patients with major depressive disorder appear to have malfunctioning circadian rhythms, which could lead researchers to new avenues for treatment.


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Feeding Time

By | February 1, 2013

The eating schedule—and not the amount of calories—can make the difference between an obese, diabetic, sick mouse and one with a healthy metabolism.


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A Good Night’s Sleep

By | September 1, 2012

Sleep-wake cycles affect how well our bodies fight disease.


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Telling Body Time

By | August 28, 2012

A new method could make it easier to assess a person's circadian rhythms, paving the way for increased drug effectiveness.


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