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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Nobel Prize Goes to Scientists Studying Sleep

Nobel Prize Goes to Scientists Studying Sleep

Did you know that animals, plant and humans have a biological clock that enables us to regularly adapt to the days variations?  It is called the circadian rhythm, originating from the Latin words circa meaning “around” and dias meaning “day.”

Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael W. Young are the 2017 recipients of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for, “their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.”

From the Nobel Assemblies Press […]

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