circadian clock

Meeting a microbe in the morning or in the evening: is it all the same?

Published: 8Sep2017

Does the time of day matter when our body is infected by a parasite? According to new research from McGill University, it matters a great deal.

Is it possible to reset our biological clocks?

Published: 16Jan2015

Imagine being able to easily get over all of the discomfort and problems of jet lag or night-shift work. Science is not quite there, but recent work by Marc Cuesta, Nicolas Cermakian and Diane B....

Putting sleep disorders to bed

Published: 21Aug2013

Overnight flights across the Atlantic, graveyard shifts, stress-induced insomnia are all prime culprits in keeping us from getting a good night’s sleep. Thanks to new research from McGill...