Tick, Tock, Circadian Clock – A Brains On! Special

Tick, Tock, Circadian Clock – A Brains On! Special

Sun, 12/31/2017 - 9:00pm

Pictured: Host Molly Bloom

Credit: APM

Brains On!, the public radio science show for kids and curious adults, explores the fascinating science behind circadian rhythms. Host Molly Blooms delves into how humans have a ticking clock inside them, looks at what happens to hibernating animals and explores how all life is affected by light and dark.  Tick, Tock, Circadian Clock, airing Sunday, December 31, 2017 at 9 p.m. on AM 1370  offers a unique, scientific celebration of the Winter Solstice.

Molly Bloom is the host, co-creator and co-producer of Brains On!. Her work with Brains On! has been featured on Science Friday and WNYC's The Takeaway, as well as written about in The Atlantic and The Economist. As a digital producer for MPR News she produced a series of Emmy Award-winning videos explaining complicated civic issues, like a proposed voter ID amendment and a complicated dispute over a new light rail line. She was also the co-host and producer of the award-winning Electionwise podcast, which covered the 2008 election. She has worked at American Public Media since 2006.