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Getting sleepy? Fruit flies constantly tune into environmental temperature to time sleep

February 21, 2018

Humans and fruit flies may have not shared a common ancestor for hundreds of millions of years, but the neurons that govern our circadian clocks are strikingly similar. Full Story

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