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Latest Lipid Stories

2012-07-17 15:13:00

A study of teenage girls with eating disorders has shown that reduced essential fatty acid levels returned to normal once the girls increased their weight to a healthy level.

By Keeping Their 'Antennae' Up, Lipid Helps Cells Find Their Way
2012-07-09 15:07:12

A lipid that helps lotion soften the skin also helps cells find and stay in the right location in the body by ensuring they keep their "antennae" up, scientists report.

2012-07-04 23:03:01

The novel Natural Sciences Repository aims to provide reliable information on various areas of scientific interest and presents it's content in the simplest words and terms possible.

2012-07-04 06:25:01

New fruit fly research sheds light on fatty acid metabolism in muscle, which could ultimately have implications for people who restrict calories in the hopes of gaining a longer life.

2012-06-29 10:35:59

We've all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory.

2012-06-25 10:31:30

Buttery shrimp. Fried eggs. Burgers and fries.

2012-06-21 15:34:13

Obesity and its associated problems such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are increasingly common global health concerns.

2012-06-04 19:23:56

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have identified key elements in the biochemical mechanism plants use to limit the production of fatty acids.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.