Latest Robert Waterland Stories

Obesity In Adult Mice Typical When Overfed As Infants
2013-04-03 11:50:14

A new study from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas finds that when female mice are overfed as babies, they’re more likely to become obese as adults. The doctors which conducted this study believe that this overfeeding changes the female’s DNA in the brain, thus causing her to become obese.

2011-02-01 17:27:44

Think of your genome as a dynamic outdoor sculpture.

2008-09-25 12:00:15

By Liam Creedon Obesity may increase with each generation because overweight mothers give birth to offspring who have a tendency to become heavier, researchers have claimed.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.