Examples of body clock in a Sentence
It takes a while for my body clock to get adjusted when I fly from New York to London.
Recent Examples of body clock from the Web
Other more down-to-earth professions are also beginning to benefit from his expertise -- notably police, firefighters, doctors and nurses whose body clocks are routinely under siege from night shifts and long working hours.
This year's Nobel medicine prize went Monday to three Americans studying circadian rhythms — better known as body clocks: Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young.
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded today to three Americans who helped elucidate the rhythm of life, pinpointing some of the biological mechanisms that keep our internal body clocks ticking away.
Their visitors are from Las Vegas, where local time (and body clocks) will read 9 a.m. when the game kicks off Saturday.
According to Springwise, the lights change color temperature (16.7 million light color combinations, to be exact) during the course of the flight, helping passengers' body clocks to adjust.
Using fruit flies to investigate this further, this year's Nobel Laureates set out to reveal how this gene actually works -- and in turn controls the body clock.
Our brain likens this type of light to that from the sun, and signals to the body to stay awake by suppressing the body’s natural release of melatonin, a hormone the body produces that keep our body clock running on time.
That means everything from body of work to body clocks, from eye tests and more.
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BODY CLOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of body clock for English Language Learners
: a system in the body that controls when you need to sleep, eat, etc.
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