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JET LAG, MELATONIN AND DIVING

Jet lag, Melatonin and Diving

JET LAG, MELATONIN AND DIVING

Jet lag, Melatonin and Diving

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How plankton gets jet lagged: Hormone that govern sleep and jet lag in humans also drives mass migration of plankton

A hormone that governs sleep and jet lag in humans may also drive the mass migration of plankton in the ocean, scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have found. The molecule .

Twenty-four hour cycles known as circadian rhythms are responsible for a lot of animal behaviors, ranging from the dawn chorus of birds to jet lag in people. Some fish prepare for the day’s hunt by ramping up their metabolism. But increasing oxygen consumption uses up a lot of energy -- so what happens with fish who never see the light of day?

The blind cave tetra is a schooling species that is a little too aggressive for the normal tetra community. It is best kept in a group of three to six individuals in a tank with other robust fish, such as small cichlids, livebearers, barbs and catfish.

Sonar in the Sea

Red animals are rarely retiring - their brilliant crimson, scarlet and vermillion hues dare others to notice them and, often as not, remind them to keep th

Dolphin whistle instantly translated by computer - life - 26 March 2014 - New Scientist

Dolphin whistle instantly translated by computer - life - 26 March 2014 - New ScientistGo on, say seaweed again (Image: George Karbus/Getty)

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