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2012-08-16 01:12:54

The work may pave the way for new therapies for obesity and diabetes Working with a national team of researchers, a scientist from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute has shown for the first time a link between low levels of a specific hormone and increased risk of metabolic disease in humans. The study, published online ahead of print in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, focuses on the hormone adropin, which was previously identified by Scripps...

2012-04-09 05:39:59

By Fernanda Barros, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- It is rapidly becoming the number one health problem in the U.S. and it is now the most common chronic illness in childhood. Obesity is a complex and potentially devastating condition, particularly if its onset is in early childhood. There are significant environmental and behavioral factors involved in the causes of obesity but some of us may carry it in our genes! In the most recent National Health and Nutrition...


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Butler’s Frogfish, Tathicarpus butleri
2013-10-15 10:45:52

The Butler’s Frogfish (Tathicarpus butleri), known also as the blackspot anglerfish, is a rare species of frogfish belonging to the family Antennariidae. The only member of its genus, this species is the most derived member of its family, representing a separate lineage from all other frogfishes, leading to some consideration of it being placed in its own family. It can be found off the southern coast of New Guinea, and along the coasts of Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and...

2012-06-18 09:14:32

Symbol: BEHO Group: Dicot Family: Betulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Shrub Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   BEUN Betula ×ungavensis Lepage Distribution: Betula×horneiButler (pro sp.) [nana × papyrifera] distribution:USA(AK),CAN(SK) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta –...

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Word of the Day
malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'