Environmental temperature affects sleep timing

All living things have circadian ( or body) clocks which are biochemical mechanisms that allow them to organise their sleep and waking across the 24-hour cycle of a day. It’s been known for decades how light adjusts this rhythm through the release of Melatonin, our sleep hormone. Now using fruit flies, Scientists at the University… Read more »
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