Recent Examples on the WebIn 2017, the field of chronobiology received the ultimate scientific recognition: a Nobel Prize, for the researchers who identified the period gene.
Jo Marchant, Wired, 1 Sep. 2020 Understanding the science of chronobiology may help us live healthier lives.
Brian Resnick, Vox, 27 Apr. 2018 There’s an entire field of research (chronobiology) that shows light is what triggers the body to stop producing melatonin, the hormone that tells the body to sleep, and be more alert.
NBC News, 17 June 2017 Till Roenneberg, a professor of chronobiology at Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, studies the biological roots of sleep.
Bruce Feiler, New York Times, 9 Jan. 2016
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