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Genetics Unzipped: Time of your life: how circadian rhythms shape the world

Posted by , on 2 November 2023

Clock spiral

“Shift work might be a real driver of health inequality; that these people are, as a function of their job, being forced to effectively mess with their biology”

Dr Priya Crosby

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, we’re clocking in to chat about the genetics of circadian rhythms. How can molecules tell the time, why don’t we have drugs for jet lag yet and could a midnight snack stop malaria in its tracks?

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