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New device to benefit shift workers

Researchers from Flinders University have launched a world first wearable device that resets the body’s internal clock, which may put an end to irregular sleep patterns.
The device, known as Re-Timer, is worn like a pair of sunglasses and emits a soft green light onto the eyes, and will help keep shift workers more alert.
Chief inventor Professor Leon Lack said that the light from Re-Timer stimulates the part of the brain responsible for regulating the 24-hour body clock.

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