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clockwork

[′kläk‚wərk]
(horology)
A timing mechanism.
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scientists have unravelled the mystery as to how our internal circadian biological clock works.
A new study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is helping to reveal how this clock works on a molecular level.
Scientists may have to come up with a new explanation for how a woman's biological clock works.
When other children were wondering how a clock works, Golijov-- who now lives in a suburb of Boston--was trying to understand how Bach could take two independent melodies and make them sound good together.
To address this, scientists are trying to understand precisely how the biological clock works and uncover possible targets for drugs that could adjust the circadian rhythm in people with sleep disorders and circadian-associated metabolic disorders.
Feb 2004-council considers a plaque to explain how the clock works after people complain they're baffled by it
And the Clock Works food court closed yesterday with the loss of 55 jobs after owners Miracle Retail Ltd crashed into administration.