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Dr. Rosbash discloses how scientists have persuaded Mother Nature to reveal the inner workings of the fruit fly's biological clock.

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Dr. Rosbash discloses how scientists have persuaded Mother Nature to reveal the inner workings of the fruit fly's biological clock. From the almost 14,000 genes in this organism, scientists have painstakingly identified a handful that regulate the "ticktock" of the biological clock. In doing so, scientists have also brilliantly shown how the environment resets our biological clocks so that they are in synchrony with the cycles of nature.

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