Tag Archives: night

Flowering Plants

A single letter change in DNA code can potentially decide whether a plant is a lark or a night owl, according to a study published in the journal Plant, Cell and Environment. Arabidopsis thaliana. Image credit: Carl Davies, CSIRO / CC BY 3.0. The circadian clock is a temporal program …

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Tips For A Better Night’s Sleep

Everyone benefits from a good night’s sleep. Poor sleep habits can lead to a variety of issues and challenges including weakening of the immune system and even weight gain. Working to improve your sleep truly does have an abundance of benefits. See below for some helpful tips on how to …

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Sky Pulse in Ultraviolet

Vast Areas of Mars’ Night Sky Pulse in Ultraviolet Using new data from the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) on NASA’s MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution) spacecraft, scientists have found that the atmosphere of Mars pulses in ultraviolet three times per night, and only during Martian spring and fall. The …

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Unique Ideas For A Night Out In Toronto

When the weekend rolls around, most Torontonians are looking for a fun night out. If pricey cocktails and long lines at the club are not your cup of tea, you may find yourself looking for other options. Luckily, Toronto is full of unique activities for a night out. From channeling …

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Researchers Identify ‘Night Owl’ Gene Variant

An international team of scientists led by the Rockefeller University has discovered that a variant of the human gene CRY1 (cryptochrome circadian clock 1) slows the internal biological clock, which dictates rhythmic behavior such as sleep/wake cycles. The study was published in the April 6 issue of the journal Cell. …

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9 Movie-Inspired Appetizers for Oscar Night

The most glamorous night in Hollywood is just a few days away, and we’ve got your Oscar viewing party covered. While we can’t join the stars on the red carpet, these delicious appetizers are sure to make an A-list spread. Haven’t caught up on all of this year’s best motion …

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Seven New Species of Night Frogs Discovered in India

Seven new species of the genus Nyctibatrachus (Night frogs) have been discovered in the Western Ghats global biodiversity hotspot in India. Seven new species of night frogs from the Western Ghats, India. Image credit: SD Biju. The genus Nyctibatrachus (family Nyctibatrachidae) is endemic to the Western Ghats and represents an …

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Live By Night And Ben Affleck’s Biggest Flops

Throughout his career Ben Affleck has been really hit or miss. When he’s been up, he’s had such hits as Good Will Hunting, Argo, The Town, Armageddon and Shakespeare in Love. But when he’s been down, he’s been way down to the point that the film flops. We’re not taking Batman v. …

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January Night Out Looks Inspired By Celebrity It-Girls

Although party season may have officially ended with New Year’s Eve behind us, not even cold weather can stop social butterflies from staying in on Friday night. If you’re wondering how to dress on your next night out, take your sartorial cues from our favourite stars. Whether your personal tastes …

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