Dispatch 32: The Power of Science

File this under the power of science and importance of scientific inquiry.

Well done to this great group of scientific explorers: "Three Americans — Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young — have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on molecular mechanisms that control circadian systems...In announcing the winner in Stockholm on Monday, the prize committee said the men elucidated how a life-form's “inner clock” can fluctuate to optimize our behavior and physiology. Their discoveries explain how plants, animals and humans adapt their biological rhythm so that it is synchronized with the Earth's revolutions.'"

For more, including a discussion of implications of their research, visit the Washington Post article by clicking here.