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 handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.