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Vegetarian Aquaculture

By | December 1, 2015

Go behind the scenes at labs where researchers are finding ways of switching from meat-based to plant-based feeds.

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Shocked Out of Shape

By | December 1, 2015

Contrary to previous assumptions, the vast majority of proteins return to their normal configurations after a heat stress.

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Beyond DNA

By | December 1, 2015

Epigenetic mechanisms of inheritance

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Appetite, Obesity, and the Brain

By | November 1, 2015

How the foods that make us fattest are not that different from heroin and cocaine

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Leibel on Diets

By | November 1, 2015

Columbia University researcher Rudy Leibel discusses a study that found benefit in a high-fat diet.

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The Evolving Face of Obesity

By | November 1, 2015

Researchers are striving to understand exactly what has made the global population get so fat so fast.

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A Complex Disorder

By , and | November 1, 2015

Factors that likely contribute to obesity include disruptions to intercellular signaling, increased inflammation, and changes to the gut microbiome.  

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Fat Factors

By | November 1, 2015

A mouse's exposure to certain environmental chemicals can lead the animal—and its offspring and grandoffspring—to be overweight.

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Not Immune to Fat

By | November 1, 2015

The effect of a high-fat diet on murine T cells

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Scaled Back Bariatrics

By | November 1, 2015

A new surgical technique in mice achieves similar results to a conventional method without as much intestinal rearranging.

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