Hundreds of genes control the body clock

Morning person or night owl? It's already written in your genes...
07 February 2019
Presented by Chris Smith


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If you are a night owl, getting up in the morning is something that you absolutely dread. On the other hand, morning people jump out of bed ready and chatty. Is this something hardwired? The answer's probably got a lot to do with the genes that influence your body clock. Chris Smith speaks to Samuel Jones from the University of Exeter to find out what the connection is.


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