Latest Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Stories

2009-09-11 07:12:06

New, long-range research in the FASEB Journal shows that large abdominal fat cells and/or waist-to-height ratios are key indicators of future diabetes.

2009-09-03 23:30:00

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that a fragment of a protein that increases production of a causative agent of Alzheimer's points to new drug targets.

2009-08-31 11:45:00

A team of French scientists have found the dose of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) that is "just right" for preventing cardiovascular disease in healthy men. In a research report appearing in the September 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal

2009-08-31 11:40:00

A research report featured on the cover of the September 2009 print issue of The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) describes how Australian scientists developed a new gene therapy vector that uses the same machinery that viruses use to transport their cargo into our cells.

2009-08-13 10:06:15

Short-term memory getting worse? Exercise getting harder? Examine your diet.

2009-07-30 11:45:00

Scientists from Scotland and Singapore have unraveled a mystery that has perplexed scientists since red wine was first discovered to have health benefits: how does resveratrol control inflammation?

2009-07-18 07:59:57

A protein in influenza virus that helps it multiply also damages lung epithelial cells, causing fluid buildup in the lungs, according to new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Southern Research Institute.

2009-06-30 12:03:18

Scientists from Texas are batty over a new discovery which could lead to the single most important medical breakthrough in human history—significantly longer lifespans.

2009-06-01 10:35:00

If having malodorous armpits (called osmidrosis) and goopy earwax isn't bad enough, a discovery by Japanese scientists may add a more serious problem for women facing these cosmetic calamities.

2009-06-01 10:25:00

It turns out that from the perspective of cell biology, Nietzsche may have been right after all: that which does not kill us does make us stronger.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.