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Posts tagged biological clock

February 23, 2012

 

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Telomeres: The Key To Aging

Cell copies are not perfect--the chromosome isn't copied all the way to the tip. That's where telomeres come in handy.

December 9, 2009

 

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Time In Isolation

What happens when you place people in isolation for a month?

December 8, 2009

 

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Our Biological Clock

How do biological clocks, also known as circadian clocks, work?

May 21, 2007

 

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The Male Fertility Clock

Medically speaking, it's generally known that when it comes to being pregnant and giving birth, younger is better. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 1, 2006

 

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The Problem with Telomeres

Why do we age? Science didn't really start investigating that question until the 1960's.

March 3, 2005

 

Dual Body Clocks

Nestled in your brain is a biological clock that matches the 24 hour clock of a day. However, they may be another clock. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

December 29, 2003

 

One Step Closer to Living Longer

Lot's of people want to live longer. Find out the key to longevity on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Male Biological Clock

There’s a common belief that men can sire children until they die, but that women need to be relatively young to conceive healthy children. But the father’s age affects the child’s health too.

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