Cracking the body clock code wins trio a Nobel Prize

Three Americans recognized for discovering the cellular gears that drive circadian rhythms

Hall, Rosbash and Young

TICK TOCK  For their research identifying the molecular workings of the biological clock, Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young (from left to right) share the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.

From left to right: Courtesy of Brandeis Univ., Mike Lovett/Brandeis Univ. and Mario Morgado/The Rockefeller Univ.

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