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News & Views: As aging brain’s internal clock fades, a new timekeeper may kick in
Posted on December 29, 2015 by Katherine Malanson | Categories: ND Unit4, Neurological Disorders | | Add comment |

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Everyone has a set of genes that keeps the body on a 24-hour rhythm. As we get older, though, the main clock can malfunction, a study published in the journal PNAS finds. Researchers say a backup clock may try to compensate.

Read more at NPR.org.