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2012-01-30 06:08:30

Can brown fat make you thinner? A research team led by Andre Carpentier and Denis Richard at the Université de Sherbrook, in Quebec; attempted to find the answer.

2012-01-27 10:35:27

Like a magician employing sleight of hand, the protein mitoNEET -- a mysterious but important player in diabetes, cancer and aging -- draws the eye with a flurry of movement in one location while the subtle, more crucial action takes place somewhere else.

2012-01-26 02:17:47

Limiting certain essential nutrients for several days before surgery—either protein or amino acids—may reduce the risk of serious surgical complications such as heart attack or stroke.

2012-01-26 02:13:47

Chemists have taken an important step in making artificial life forms from scratch.

2012-01-18 22:03:51

The accumulation of α-synuclein, a small, negatively charged protein, in neural cells, is one of the hallmarks of Parkinson's disease.

2012-01-12 21:43:00

Why do we like fatty foods so much? We can blame our taste buds.

2012-01-10 08:00:00

Krill oil, derived from krill, is a small, shrimp-like crustacean found in cold water oceans, which are packed with omega-3 essential fatty acids and other key nutrients. Delray

2012-01-10 11:17:06

Who knew that male fertility depends on sperm-cell architecture?


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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