OCTOBER 30, 2013
Humans, plants, bacteria, fungi, and other animals show signs of a built-in 24-hour body clock -- this is what is known as the Circadian Rhythm.
In today's Presentation of the Day, "Circadian Rhythm" from PKN Wellington Vol. 18, Philippa Gander goes into detail as to why oscillation is important to most lifeforms. Philippa is working to find a way to manipulate the circadian rhythm to help humans boldly go where none have been before.