Internal Clocks Influenced By The Color Of Light, Study Finds

April 19, 2015 1:35 AM

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Researchers at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom have found changes in color, in addition to fluctuations in ambient light intensity, prerequisite to appropriate biological timing with regards to the solar cycle.

In the study, which were published on Friday in the journal PLOS Biology, researchers indicated that animals are currently only known to use variations in light quantity, known as irradiance, to adjust their internal circadian clocks in order to synchronize with the solar cycle, however, the study’s...

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