biological time


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Noun1.biological time - the time of various biological processesbiological time - the time of various biological processes
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
circadian rhythm - a daily cycle of activity observed in many living organisms
change of life, menopause, climacteric - the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
climacteric - a period in a man's life corresponding to menopause
gestation, gestation period - the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
refractory period - (neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response
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ENPNewswire-August 2, 2019--University College Cork: Tick-Tock of the Circadian Clock: UCC exhibition to explore biological time
It took billions of years of biological evolution for bacteria to morph into humanity, but the human ability to learn and to teach each other new tricks means that useful behaviors and ideas don't have to take biological time to spread through the species.
Eating at the "wrong biological time" - such as late at night - throws our internal rhythm out of kilter, triggering a surge of insulin that lights up our metabolism at times when it shouldn't be active.
The researchers found that when insulin was provided to mice at the 'wrong' biological time - when the animals would normally be resting - it disrupted normal circadian rhythms, causing less distinction between day and night.
Biological Time, Historical Time: Transfers and Transformations in 19th Century Literature
Critique: The fourth novel in author Lin Wilder's popular Lindsey McCall series, "Malthus Revisited combines the innovative medical research with a new and terrifying threat to the world's population that is a biological time bomb.
Maybe the Terriers were worried about slick roads on the drive home, or the change of the game date from Friday scrambled their biological time clocks.
Behavioural observations have long suggested that brain function is influenced by the duration of wakefulness and the biological time of day (circadian rhythmicity).
The study authors state in their (http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=145707&CultureCode=en) paper that most often the problem arises during adolescence as that is the time they feel a clash between their social and biological time. They are forced to make a choice between having to give up their sleep for their academics or sleep at the cost of their academics.
Takao KONDO for "Studies of Biological Time Measurement in Cyanobacteria by Reconstitution of the Circadian Clock"

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