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Understanding a fly's body temperature may help people sleep better

  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 06:36
In findings that one day may help people sleep better, scientists have uncovered the first molecular evidence that two anciently conserved proteins in the brains of insects and mammals share a common biological ancestry as regulators of body temperature rhythms crucial to metabolism and sleep. The scientists study fruit flies (Drosophila) and mice to solve mysteries about body temperature rhythms in insects and mammals. Animals News -- ScienceDaily


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