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June 15, 2014
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“Forschungsobjekt” im All

Der deutsche Astronaut Alexander Gerst führt auf der ISS derzeit vor allem humanphysiologische Experimente durch Seit dem 29. Mai 2014 ist Alexander Gerst in der Schwerelosigkeit – und sein erstes Forschungsobjekt in der Internationalen Raumstation ISS ist zurzeit vor allem er … Continue reading

June 21, 2013
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The rhythm of everything

Dawn triggers basic biological changes in the waking human body. As the sun rises, so does heart rate, blood pressure and body temperature. The liver, the kidneys and many natural processes also begin shifting from idle into high gear. Then … Continue reading

April 28, 2011
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From the Beginning, the Mind Knows the Difference Between Night and Day

The brain is apparently programmed from birth to develop the ability to determine sunrise and sunset, new research on circadian rhythms at the University of Chicago shows. The research sheds new light on brain plasticity and may explain some basic … Continue reading

April 14, 2011
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Circadian Rhythms Spark Plants’ Ability to Survive Freezing Weather

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Just as monarch butterflies depend on circadian cues to begin their annual migration, so do plants to survive freezing temperatures. All living things – humans, animals, plants, microbes – are influenced by circadian rhythms, which are … Continue reading