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1 January 1970

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Biological clock pigment could help blind people

Light sensing cells (photosensitive ganglion cells) in the eye, which contain the pigment melanopsin, set the body's biological clock.
Light sensing cells (photosensitive ganglion cells) in the eye, which contain the pigment melanopsin, set the body's biological clock. They also play an important role in our… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/biological-clock-pigment-could-help-blind-people/

Resetting body clock in mice

Researchers have successfully used a chemical to reset and restart the natural 24-hour body clock in mice.
Researchers have successfully used a chemical to reset and restart the natural 24-hour body clock in mice. This opens up the possibility of treatments for human mental illnesses… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/resetting-body-clock-in-mice/

Abnormal body clock linked to heart disease

High blood pressure may be linked to disruptions in the circadian body clocks, a study on mice suggests.
High blood pressure may be linked to disruptions in the circadian body clocks, a study on mice suggests. A circadian clock is a 24 hour cyclical rhythm in the body through… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/abnormal-body-clock-linked-to-heart-disease/

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