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2013-09-01 23:03:45

Experts are studying more causes for obesity than previously believed, according to new report.

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2006-12-20 12:40:00

The size of your gut may be partly shaped by which microbes call it home, according to new research linking obesity to types of digestive bacteria. Both obese mice - and people - have more of one type of bacteria and less of another kind.


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'.