Newfound biological clocks set by the moon

Marine organisms have rhythms dictated by tides, lunar cycle

BY THE MOONLIGHT  A newly discovered biological clock times the spawning of a marine worm, Platynereis dumerilii (a premature adult shown), to phases of the moon. J. Zantke et al, Cell Reports  

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