W. Christopher Winter

Jun. 13, 2008

The Circadian Advantage

What do circadian clocks have to do with sporting events? New research suggests that a sports team competing more in sync with theri internal clocks might have a competitive advantage.

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\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t 

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