How sharks sleep has been a mystery. Some species of shark need to swim continuously to push water over their gills and breathe. New research is shedding light on how sharks sleep.
LED face masks are popular with celebrities and promise a glowing complexion. But should they come with ‘daytime use’ recommendation?
The thoughts are often distressing and punitive. Strikingly, these concerns vaporise in the daylight, proving that the 3am thinking was completely irrational and unproductive. But why?
Chemicals banned in the EU were recently granted an exemption for limited use in the UK.
To boost your immune defenses against corona and other viruses, one of the most effective things you can do is maintain your natural circadian rhythms. Here’s how to do that.
Removing the “clock” gene makes immune cells more effective at fighting bacteria.
Research shows how decision making by investors is affected by the one-hour clock change.
Daylight saving time starts this weekend, and it can often be the beginning of new dramas getting kids to bed. Here’s how to make the transition a little smoother.
Plant cells signal between each other in order to agree what time it is.
Breast milk contains ingredients in concentrations that change over the course of the day. Researchers think milk is chrononutrition, carrying molecular messages to help set a baby’s internal clock.
Travel is commonly perceived as “the” major factor affecting a team’s performance.
You are tired. Would nine more minutes really hurt? Is hitting the snooze button a good idea? Should you just get out of bed? Or is snoozing a sign of a more serious medical issue?
Researchers in China have produce a world first: gene edited, cloned macaque monkeys. They say such animals will be vital for research on human health – but ethical concerns remain.
The old saying ‘the early bird catches the worm’ might be especially fitting when it comes to peak mental and physical performance.
Everybody has a personal internal clock in their brain that dictates when we feel like eating, waking and sleeping. But what happens when our life doesn’t match our body clock? And how do we read it?
You’ve heard the adage, you are what you eat. But a new study suggests that you are ‘when’ you eat may be more accurate. Restricting eating times can keep chronic diseases at bay and ward off obesity.
When you eat is as important as what you eat. The mounting evidence for chrononutrition.
Largest study to date finds link between disturbed circadian rhythm and mood disorders.
Circadian clocks regulate the timing of hundreds of processes in the cell, suggesting that matching medications with your biological clock could improve the outcome
The shift from daylight saving time will leave kids’ body clocks an hour “out of sync”, in a similar way to jet lag. Here are some evidence-based strategies to deal with this.