The living clock palmer john d. The Living Clock: The Orchestrator of Biological Rhythms by John D. Palmer (Engl 9780195143409 2019-01-29

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The Living Clock : John D. Palmer : 9780195143409

the living clock palmer john d

This book is both a work of scientific popularization and ascientific autobiography since Professor Palmer has personally contributed a great deal to our understanding of the living clock. The time of day you take medication can affect how well it works. It is a reminder of the marvels of nature and of the critical role that endogenous biological timing plays in the life cycles of almost every organism. The topic is fascinating: the internal clocks that we all possess in common with almost every form of life on Earth. He spends most summers at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole. .

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The Living Clock : John D. Palmer : 9780195143409

the living clock palmer john d

And Palmer shows that when our clocks are thrown off kilter, trouble follows, especially for rotating shift workers--the Bhopal spill, the Chernobyl reactor explosion, and the Three Mile Island accident all happened when new crews began early-hour shifts. This book is both a work of scientific popularization and a scientific autobiography since Professor Palmer has personally contributed a great deal to our understanding of the living clock. Palmer has a wonderful sense of humor and an eye for the startling fact. The clock concept plays an equally crucial role in modern medical practice and in understanding such arcane phenomena as the annual breeding cycle of the palolo worm. Gleaning illustrations from the entire spectrum, botanical and zoological, Palmer demonstrates the universal importance of temporal rhythms in organismal and cellular biology. Professor Palmer's personal annecdotes are, in fact, the highlight ofthe book. Told with humor but also with a seasoned scientist's keen eye for detail, these stories take us on a journey of discovery.

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The Living Clock by John D. Palmer (ebook)

the living clock palmer john d

Three chapters are devoted to the human clock: its disruptive action in transmeridional travel and shift work, its oversight in most every aspect of our physiology, and how doctors being aware of its action can save lives. This book is both a work of scientific popularization and a scientific autobiography since Professor Palmer has personally contributed a great deal to our understanding of the living clock. The topic is fascinating: the internal clocks that we all possess in common with almost every form of life on Earth. These people will tell you that they have woken up every day at 6:00 a. It is a reminder of the marvels of nature and of the critical role that endogenous biological timing plays in the life cycles of almost every organism.

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The Living Clock: The Orchestrator of Biological Rhythms: refinery29.co.uk: John D. Palmer: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

the living clock palmer john d

It is a reminder of the marvels of nature and of the critical role that endogenous biological timing plays in the life cycles of almost every organism. Told with humor but also with a seasoned scientist's keen eye for detail, these stories take us on a journey of discovery. This timepiece performs its service autonomously - it rules silently within us without us giving a thought to it. Three chapters are devoted to the human clock: its disruptive action in transmeridional travel and shift work, its oversight in most every aspect of our physiology, and how doctors being aware of its action can save lives. Mental acuity peaks in the afternoon, for instance, and our blood pressure peaks at seven in the morning when most heart attacks occur. Professor Palmer''s personal annecdotes are, in fact, the highlight of the book. The topic is fascinating: the internal clocks that we all possess in common with almost every form of life on Earth.

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The Living Clock (March 2002 edition)

the living clock palmer john d

This book is both a work o scientific popularization and a scientific autobiography since Professor Palmer has personally contributed a great deal to our understanding of the living clock. How do they do that? And Palmer shows that when our clocks are thrown off kilter, trouble follows, especially for rotating shift workers--the Bhopal spill, the Chernobyl reactor explosion, and the Three Mile Island accident all happened when new crews began early-hour shifts. How do they do that? Palmer has a wonderful sense of humor and an eye for the startling fact. Frequently amusing and always eye-opening, The Living Clock is a treat for everyone curious about the nature of life as well as anyone planning a long jet flight. From one-celled paramecium to giant blue whales, we all have internal clocks that regulate the rhythms we live by. Professor Palmer's personal annecdotes are, in fact, the highlight of the book. It was fun to read.

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The Living Clock by John D. Palmer (ebook)

the living clock palmer john d

The topic is fascinating: the internal clocks that we all possess in common with almost every form of life on Earth. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. This book is both a work of scientific popularization and a scientific autobiography since Professor Palmer has personally contributed a great deal to our understanding of the living clock. The Living Clock belongs in that small exclusive library of books ideally suited for creating an exciting introductory course in biology for non-biologists, and even for non-scientists. This book is both a work of scientific popularization and a scientific autobiography since Professor Palmer has personally contributed a great deal to our understanding of the living clock. Told with humor but also with a seasoned scientist's keen eye for detail, these stories take us on a journey of discovery.

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The Living Clock: The Orchestrator of Biological Rhythms: refinery29.co.uk: John D. Palmer: Libros en idiomas extranjeros

the living clock palmer john d

Told with humor but also with a seasoned scientist's keen eye for detail, these stories take us on a journey of discovery. From one-celled paramecium to giant blue whales, we all have internal clocks that regulate the rhythms we live by. The clock concept plays an equally crucial role in modern medical practice and in understanding such arcane phenomena as the annual breeding cycle of the palolo worm. Solidly and tightly bound, essentially and nearly flawless copy and dust jacket with minimal internal and external wear and use. No one has discovered exactly how our internal clocks work--Palmer says a Nobel Prize awaits that lucky scientist--but they are no less fascinating for their inexplicable nature. Three chapters are devoted to the human clock: its disruptive action in transmeridional travel and shift work, its oversight in most every aspect of our physiology, and how doctors being aware of its action can save lives.

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The Living Clock : The Orchestrator of Biological Rhythms by John D. Palmer (2002, Hardcover) for sale online

the living clock palmer john d

These people will tell you that they have woken up every day at 6:00 a. It was fun to read. These people will tell you that they have woken up every day at 6: 00 a. Professor Palmer's personal annecdotes are, in fact, the highlight ofthe book. This timepiece performs its service autonomously - it rules silently within us without us giving athought to it. How do they do that? Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. In The Living Clock, Professor John Palmer tells us the story of the discovery of the internal clocks which exist in almost every living thing, from bacteria to humans.

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The Living Clock, John D Palmer

the living clock palmer john d

The topic is fascinating: the internal clocks that we all possess in common with almost every form of life on Earth. It is a reminder of the marvels of nature and of the critical role that endogenous biological timing plays in the life cycles of almost every organism. In The Living Clock, John Palmer, one of the world's leading authorities on these rhythms, takes us on a tour of this broad and multifaceted subject, examining everything from glowing fruit flies to the best cures for jet lag. The clock concept plays an equally crucial role in modern medical practice and in understanding such arcane phenomena as the annual breeding cycle of the palolo worm. It is a reminder of the marvels of nature and of the critical role that endogenous biological timing plays in the life cycles of almost every organism. He spends most summers at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole.

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Palmer, John D.

the living clock palmer john d

In The Living Clock, Professor John Palmer tells us the story of the discovery of the internal clocks which exist in almost every living thing, from bacteria to humans. Told with humor but also with a seasoned scientist's keen eye for detail, these stories take us on a journey of discovery. Three chapters are devoted to the human clock: its disruptive action in transmeridional travel and shift work, its oversight in most every aspect of our physiology, and how doctors being aware of its action can save lives. The book closes with a description of the clockworks' escapement. Professor Palmer's personal annecdotes are, in fact, the highlight of the book. Professor Palmer's personal annecdotes are, in fact, the highlight of the book. The Living Clock belongs in that small exclusive library of books ideally suited for creating an exciting introductory course in biology for non-biologists, and even for non-scientists.

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