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GWAS IDs “Morning People”
Catherine Offord | Feb 4, 2016
In a large genome-wide association study, researchers from 23andMe locate 15 DNA regions associated with people’s preferences for early morning starts.
Circadian Clock Controls Sugar Metabolism
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 17, 2015
The body’s circadian rhythm has more of an effect on glucose tolerance than one’s eating and sleeping patterns, a study shows.
Daytime Sleep Alters Human Transcriptome
Jef Akst | Jan 20, 2014
A mistimed sleep cycle drastically reduces the number of genes that are expressed in a 24-hour rhythm.
Electric Lights Alter Daily Rhythms
Kate Yandell | Aug 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.
Kerry Grens | Feb 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.
The Sodium Cycle
Sabrina Richards | Jan 8, 2013
Researchers uncover weekly and monthly rhythms of sodium retention and excretion in participants of space simulations.