Why We Should End Daylight Saving Time with Permanent Standard Time

In March of 2022, the US Congress made an unprecedented move. The Senate unanimously approved Sen. Marco Rubio’s “Sunshine Protection Act” — a bill...

Eating at the right time of day matters!

We know that what we eat matters, but how about when we eat?  As the adage goes, timing is...

The long-term evolution of light sensitivity from single-cell organisms to humans: What we are missing now

Evolutionary biologists assume that life arose in the earth's oceans about 3.5 billion years ago. About a billion years later,...

Optimizing physical performance: it’s all about timing

When we watch sports games or races, such as at the Olympics, it becomes clear that the difference between finishing...

How We Keep Our Circadian Rhythms from Drifting

Imagine sitting out in space watching the earth gently rotate eastward on its axis, providing daily sunsets and dawns to all us 7.6 billion...

Circadian Misalignment: A Biological Basis for Mood Vulnerability in Shift Work

Depression has significant economic impact: According to the World Health Organization, the estimated cost to the global economy is US$1 trillion per year in...

We Are Clockworks

Fifty years ago, circadian rhythm research underwent a monumental breakthrough with the discovery of a tiny area of the brain, the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN),...

Beyond sanitizing and social distancing

Beyond sanitizing and social distancing – a healthy circadian rhythm may keep you sane and increase resilience to fight COVID-19 Try to get outside during...