Quantcast

Latest Manuel Sanchez-Alavez Stories

2009-11-19 19:34:01

The findings suggest new perspective on diabetes, metabolism and weight control A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a direct link between insulin"”a hormone long associated with metabolism and metabolic disorders such as diabetes"”and core body temperature. While much research has been conducted on insulin since its discovery in the 1920s, this is the first time the hormone has been connected to the fundamental process of temperature...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
Related