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Latest Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Stories

2011-02-28 22:08:49

If Dr. Doolittle is famous for talking to animals, then here's a story that might make him hold his tongue.

2011-02-15 19:39:03

William T. Talman, MD, President of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), praised President Barack Obama for his continuing support for science and engineering.

2011-01-31 14:36:36

From the highest mountaintop comes a new research report in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) that gets to the bottom of what happens to the hearts of people when exposed to low-levels of oxygen, such as those on Mount Everest or in the intensive care unit of a hospital.

2011-01-26 20:46:22

Last night, in his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama presented the nation with a vision of a better future through investment in education, infrastructure, and research.

2011-01-17 12:21:31

The microbiome of a person is made up of the genetic elements of the microorganisms that reside mostly within our intestines and on our skin.

2011-01-13 15:09:22

If you are looking to lose weight in the coming year, you may need help from an unexpected place: the bacteria in your gut.

2011-01-04 14:57:53

For decades, doctors have looked at fitness levels, weight, and overall health risk factors for heart disease and stroke.

2010-12-01 21:11:38

The joy of a juicy hamburger could make a comeback thanks a new discovery by scientists from the University of Kentucky.

2010-11-30 14:17:51

Your body marches to a circadian rhythm – a daily cycle of light and dark orchestrated by several genes.

2010-11-22 16:16:44

The link between sleeping and obesity is drawn tighter as a new research published online in the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org/content/early/2010/11/19/fj.10-172080.abstract) study shows that what your mother ate when she was pregnant may make you obese or overweight by altering the function of genes (epigenetic changes) that regulate circadian rhythm.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • 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.
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