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Circadian Biology: Sleep-Styles Shaped by Light-Styles

Authors
Journal
Current Biology
0960-9822
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
23
Issue
16
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.06.065
Disciplines
  • Biology

Abstract

Summary Light and darkness are the main time cues synchronising all biological clocks to the external environment. This little understood evolutionary phenomenon is called circadian entrainment. A new study illuminates our understanding of how modern light- and lifestyles compromise circadian entrainment and impact our biological clocks.

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