As the earth spins every 24 hours, it's important that our bodies can anticipate and respond to this rhythmic environment. Practically all cells in our body have this molecular timing system. Our body clocks determine when we sleep, to when we feel alert to when we feel hungry.  

Watch the video below to learn more about this amazing timekeeping system...


A great animated video on what makes you tick from Oxford Sparks.How do you know when it's time to wake up or go to sleep? More powerful than any alarm are your circadian rhythms. In this animation we take a look at how these rhythms work and what controls them, inspired by the TeenSleep project being carried out at the University of Oxford to look at how later start times at school might affect achievement. For more information visit https://www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk/what-makes-you-tick


A superb article below that will make you consider not just what you do during the day, but when you do it


Watch this great TEDx talk by Prof. Satchidananda Panda from Salk Institute for Biological Sciences discussing the “Lighting Revolution” and its important effect on health and disease.