Longer siesta on bright days

Longer siesta on bright days

"We were able to show that low, medium and high intensity light synchronizes the circadian clock in the fly's brain to the 24-hour day", Charlotte Helfrich-Förster describes the central conclusion of the paper in a nutshell. The professor holds the Chair of Neurobiology and Genetics at the University of Würzburg. Her research focus is on chronobiology which refers to the periodic (cyclic) phenomena in living organisms.

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