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2013-02-20 23:04:06

Freeslate collaborates with the Federico II University of Naples to spin-off new company Sunnyvale, / Naples (PRWEB) February 20, 2013 Professor Vincenzo Busico of the Federico II University of Naples, in collaboration with Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions, today announced the launch of HTExplore. HTExplore will utilize Freeslate high throughput research (HTR) tools to provide research services for polyolefin and organometallic catalysis research....

2012-05-03 13:58:51

New study finds possible link between the hormone ghrelin and hedonic eating When eating is motivated by pleasure, rather than hunger, endogenous rewarding chemical signals are activated which can lead to overeating, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). The phenomenon ultimately affects body mass and may be a factor in the continuing rise of obesity. "'Hedonic hunger' refers to the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.