W. Christopher Winter

Jun. 13, 2008

The Circadian Advantage

What do circadian clocks have to do with sporting events? New research suggests that a sports team competing more in sync with theri internal clocks might have a competitive advantage.

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\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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