“Most organisms have internalized [earth’s 24 hour] environmental cycle; An [organism] has a massive advantage if it can predict when the sun will come up instead of reacting to it.”
In Circadian Rhythms from PechaKucha Night Cambridge's 3rd volume, Molecular biologist John O'Neil explains all about the science of the circadian rhythm. Ever wondered why you get jet lag, have more energy in the morning or feel tired after lunch? Wonder no more as it’s a fascinating cycle!
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, April 13th, 2016.