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Gene Converts Carbohydrates Into Fat
2012-12-07 05:54:07

Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley recently discovered a gene that helps the body change carbs into fat. The team of investigators believes that the finding will be incredibly beneficial in terms of developing treatments for diabetes and fatty liver disease.

2012-10-22 22:57:07

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found a key difference in the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease and those who are cognitively normal but still have brain plaques that characterize this type of dementia.

2012-10-09 22:27:17

Amyloidosis is a group of clinical syndromes characterized by deposits of amyloid fibrils throughout the body.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.