Circadian Rhythm

Source: Science X Network Summary: A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. has identified circadian rhythm patterns in human skin based on genetic biomarkers. More Information: Gang Wu et al. Population-level rhythms in human skin with implications for circadian medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2018).Read More →

Biological Clock

The Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for the year 2017 was awarded jointly to three Americans for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the Circadian rhythms. The citation for the 9-million-kronor ($1.1 million) prize says the researchers isolated a gene that controls the normal daily biological rhythm. They “were able to peekRead More →