CNN: US scientists awarded Nobel in medicine for body clock insights

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Release date: 2/10/2017

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David Ray, a professor of medicine and endocrinology at the University of Manchester, said the implications of the research were "far-reaching," and paid tribute to the winners."These investigators were the first to discover a gene that controlled circadian behavior," Ray said. "It had been recognized for some time that animals and plants not only respond to changes in light as we move from day to night with the Earth's rotation, but that they anticipate such changes."

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TitleUS scientists awarded Nobel in medicine for body clock insights
Media name/outletCNN
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date2/10/17
DescriptionDavid Ray, a professor of medicine and endocrinology at the University of Manchester, said the implications of the research were "far-reaching," and paid tribute to the winners."These investigators were the first to discover a gene that controlled circadian behavior," Ray said. "It had been recognized for some time that animals and plants not only respond to changes in light as we move from day to night with the Earth's rotation, but that they anticipate such changes."
URLedition.cnn.com/2017/10/02/health/nobel-medicine-prize-circadian-rhythm/index.html
PersonsDavid Ray