Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy
Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy
Researchers identify a protein that promotes changes in adipose tissue in vitro and in pregnant mice and may help protect against gestational diabetes in humans.
Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy
Fat Tissue Reorganizes During Pregnancy

Researchers identify a protein that promotes changes in adipose tissue in vitro and in pregnant mice and may help protect against gestational diabetes in humans.

Researchers identify a protein that promotes changes in adipose tissue in vitro and in pregnant mice and may help protect against gestational diabetes in humans.

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Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Gene Offers Clue to How Human Labor Starts
Christie Wilcox | Aug 1, 2021
Genes associated with preterm birth and protecting the fetus from the mother’s immune system appear to be regulated by HAND2.
African Coelacanths May Live to Be 100: Study
African Coelacanths May Live to Be 100: Study
Catherine Offord | Jun 18, 2021
This evolutionarily ancient fish species has a lifespan that’s around five times longer than previously thought, and a gestation time of more than five years.
Zoo Pregnancy Raises Hopes of Preserving White Rhinos
Zoo Pregnancy Raises Hopes of Preserving White Rhinos
Ashley Yeager | May 18, 2018
Victoria, a southern white rhino at the San Diego Zoo, was impregnated by artificial insemination on March 22 and, if all goes well, will birth the calf in summer 2019.
Image of the Day: Heart Shapes
Image of the Day: Heart Shapes
The Scientist Staff | Sep 29, 2017
High-resolution MRI reveals that human fetal hearts rapidly develop their major structures within a four-day period.
Hormone Hangover
Hormone Hangover
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Feb 1, 2016
Medication to prevent prematurity in humans harms cognitive flexibility in rats.
Q&A: Placental Ponderings
Q&A: Placental Ponderings
Christopher Coe | Aug 27, 2015
Biologist Christopher Coe answers readers’ questions about the prescient organ.