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Circadian Clocks
IMPACT OF LIGHT POLLUTION ON DIFFERENT TAXA OF MIGRATORY SPECIES(Prepared by Ms. Laetitia Nunny on behalf of the CMS Secretariat) Extract 1.1.3 Biological impacts of light pollutionOrganisms have evolved under consistent light conditions with day and night, lunar cycles and seasonality (Seymoure, 2018). Natural light is used by wildlife as a resource and to gain...
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Thomas Jefferson University 01.15.21 Researchers find that CRY-1, a regulator of circadian rhythms, promotes tumor progression by altering DNA repair. PHILADELPHIA – Our biological or circadian clock synchronizes all our bodily processes to the natural rhythms of light and dark. It’s no wonder then that disrupting the clock can wreak havoc on our body. In fact, studies...
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Every cell in your body connects with just light. Learn what circadian medicine focuses on and where medical efforts are being put to solving some of humanity’s biggest health crises today. From the stars above to the molecular biology that lies at the centre of all living things, Circadian Medicine will help us understand and...
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Body clocks concept (stock image). Credit: © vectorfusionart / Adobe Stock   Date:May 30, 2019 Source: University of California – Irvine Summary: Researchers have suspected that the body’s various circadian clocks can operate independently from the central clock in the hypothalamus of the brain. Now, they have found a way to test that theory. Can your...
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