circadian clocks
How a Sleep-Associated Hormone Affects Murine Tooth Development
How a Sleep-Associated Hormone Affects Murine Tooth Development
Mallory Locklear | Aug 22, 2016
Disrupting the light/dark cycles of pregnant mice, researchers observe detrimental effects in the mouths of the animals’ pups.
The A B Zzzzs
The A B Zzzzs
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2016
An overview of the human sleep cycle
Cave Dwellers, 1938
Cave Dwellers, 1938
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2016
Renowned sleep researcher Nathaniel Kleitman and a colleague spent a month underground to test the body’s natural rhythms.
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Christina Schmidt: Chronobiology Crusader
Karen Zusi | Mar 1, 2016
Research Fellow, Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liège. Age: 35
Sugar Time
Sugar Time
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2016
Metabolic activity, not light, drives the circadian clock in cyanobacteria.
A Month in Mammoth
A Month in Mammoth
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2016
Two sleep researchers braved the subterranean environment of a Kentucky cave to see if they could train their bodies to abandon the cyclical rhythms of the 24-hour day.
Circadian Clock and Aging
Circadian Clock and Aging
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 3, 2016
Whether a critical circadian clock gene is deleted before or after birth impacts the observed aging-related effects in mice.
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Genes’ Cycles Change with Age
Kerry Grens | Dec 23, 2015
As the rhythmic expression of many genes falls out of sync in older human brains, a subset of transcripts gain rhythmicity with age.
Sneeze O'Clock
Sneeze O'Clock
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Is a nasal circadian clock to blame for allergy symptoms flaring up in the morning?
Speaking of Neuroscience
Speaking of Neuroscience
Bob Grant | Oct 22, 2015
A selection of notable quotes from the Society for Neuroscience meeting