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Scientists identify biological clock in our brains


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The research from Edinburgh University will help our understanding of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), as well as the working of the metabolic mechanisms that make us put on weight.


Light could also be shed on the physiological changes that occur when we fly across time zones into different seasons.




Most of the cells in the body have their own internal clocks - whether in the liver or the brain - yet they are all co-ordinated and nicely synchronised with the outside world.


"This is done by a special pacemaker in the brain that acts as the overall conductor."

Is the concept of time encoded within ourselves at the DNA level?:confused:



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