2017 Nobel for Medicine is about body clock studies: Why you should care
Damayanti Datta | October 05,2017
The award has been given to three Americans - Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young.
Ever wondered why we wake up in the morning and sleep through the night, or why we are more vulnerable to heart attacks in the morning? The Nobel Prize in medicine for 2017 has been awarded for answering precisely these questions. The award has been given to three Americans - Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young - for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm, simply put, the body clock.
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