News tagged with rhythm

Plants let chloroplasts know the time

( —Plant cells communicate information about the time of day to their chloroplasts, the part of their cells that underpins all agricultural productivity on Earth, researchers at the University of Bristol have demonstrated ...

dateMar 14, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Time is of the essence

New findings in mice suggest that merely changing meal times could have a significant effect on the levels of triglycerides in the liver. The results of this Weizmann Institute of Science study, recently published in Cell ...

dateFeb 05, 2014 in Biochemistry
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Nano oscillators synchronized by light

(—Synchronization phenomena are everywhere in the physical world—from circadian rhythms to side-by-side pendulum clocks coupled mechanically through vibrations in the wall. Researchers have now demonstrated synchronization ...

dateDec 17, 2012 in Nanophysics
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