metabolism
Cave-dwelling Fish Fail to Keep Time
Cave-dwelling Fish Fail to Keep Time
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 25, 2014
Tetra fish adapted to extreme darkness lose circadian metabolic rhythms to conserve energy, according to a study. 
Prepped for the Long Sleep
Prepped for the Long Sleep
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 30, 2014
Hibernation-related proteins are common even in non-hibernating animals, a study shows.
Longevity Diet
Longevity Diet
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 1, 2014
Researchers unmask a gene that protects C. elegans from lifespan-shrinking metabolic byproducts.
Metabolism Mapped
Metabolism Mapped
Bob Grant | May 12, 2014
Researchers unveil the most comprehensive atlas of genes underlying human metabolic pathways, paving the way for improved understanding and treatment of metabolic diseases.
An Ancient Evolutionary Advantage?
An Ancient Evolutionary Advantage?
Emily Willingham | Apr 1, 2014
Shared sequences within the brain lipid-metabolism pathway between Neanderthals and modern Europeans highlight questions about how these genetic similarities arose.
Triglyceride Clock
Triglyceride Clock
Abby Olena | Feb 10, 2014
The timing of meals affects the levels of lipids in the livers of mice, according to a study.
Out of Sync
Out of Sync
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2013
Why eating at the wrong times is tied to such profound and negative effects on our bodies
Mind the Clock
Mind the Clock
Kerry Grens | Sep 1, 2013
Many of the body's tissues can tell time, and these peripheral clocks can be influenced by environmental cues, such as the timing of food consumption.
Q & A: Evolution Makes Do
Q & A: Evolution Makes Do
Chris Palmer | Jul 14, 2013
Evolutionary biologist Andreas Wagner argues that many evolutionary innovations may have non-adaptive origins.
Inhibit Mitochondria to Live Longer?
Inhibit Mitochondria to Live Longer?
Sabrina Richards | May 22, 2013
Researchers find that reducing mitochondrial protein production in some animals can increase lifespan by activating a protective stress response.