Mice fed a diet high in saturated fat show shifts in their gut microbes and develop obesity-related inflammation.
July 14, 2010|
At the heart of a feverish debate over the validity of a linkurl:recent genome-wide association study (GWAS) of centenarians;http://www.the-scientist.com/blog/display/57543/ is the authors' possible misuse of gene chips in different testing groups, part of an ongoing issue affecting other GWAS research. How this variation might impact the validity of the longevity findings, however, including the 150 SNPs associated with extreme longevity, is unclear. SNP chips are at the center of the longev