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Manipulating our internal clocks could lead to treatments for mood disorders, obesity—and even aging

Medicines and other small molecules may play a role in fixing rhythms gone awry ...
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Sleep easy: Late-night surfing on your smartphone unlikely to damage your internal clock

People who only occasionally fall down an internet rabbit hole on their smartphones late at night might be able to ...
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Not a morning person? Maybe it’s because of your genes

I'm not a morning person because I'm lazy, but because it's coded into my genes.  I've learned this thanks to ...
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Harnessing biological clocks to boost fight against disease, parasites

[Evolutionary parasitologist Sarah] Reece and other scientists are exploring an idea that is making waves in biology: If the body ...
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Are you an early bird or a night owl? Simple blood test could answer the question

Are you an early-rising lark or a night owl? These terms have gained scientific credibility, with researchers determining such differences ...
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Using your body’s internal clock to offset those bad eating habits

When we eat late at night, it disrupts our circadian rhythm. Eating within an 8-12 hour time period could reset ...
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Can a blood test find your body’s internal clock

Your body has a clock—and thanks to the travails of modern life, that clock may not line up with the timing ...
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Pinpointing the internal clock that helps us mark the passage of time

Manmade clocks may precisely measure time, but, from a human perspective, the passage of time is remarkably fluid. It drags ...