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August 8, 2016
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Fett auf einem Chip untersuchen

Plattform arbeitet mit kleinsten Flüssigkeitsmengen, um Zellen heranreifen zu lassen und deren Entwicklung zu analysieren Eine Freiburger Forschungsgruppe hat einen Chip entwickelt, der es ermöglicht, mehr als einhundert adulte Stammzellkulturen des Fettgewebes anzulegen, das heißt sie heranwachsen und sich teilen … Continue reading

July 4, 2014
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Variety in Diet Can Hamper Microbial Diversity in the Gut

AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin and five other institutions have discovered that the more diverse the diet of a fish, the less diverse are the microbes living in its gut. If the effect is … Continue reading

April 25, 2014
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Elusive leptin

Researchers find first evidence of fat-regulating hormone in avian species Since leptin was discovered 20 years ago, more than 115,000 papers have been published on this protein in humans, and another 5,000 have appeared on leptin in mice. Leptin’s popularity … Continue reading

January 24, 2014
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Heart attack survival far lower in UK than Sweden

The chance of surviving a heart attack is far lower in the UK than Sweden, according to a major new study published in The Lancet. The startling findings suggest that more than 11,000 lives could have been saved over the … Continue reading

January 16, 2014
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Discovery spotlights key role of mystery RNA modification in cells

Researchers had known for several decades that a certain chemical modification exists on messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA), which is essential to the flow of genetic information. But only recently did experiments at the University of Chicago show that one major … Continue reading

December 30, 2013
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Genetic flaw in males triggers onset of liver cancer, diabetes

Michigan State University researchers have uncovered a genetic deficiency in males that can trigger the development of one of the most common types of liver cancer and forms of diabetes. The research, published in the online issue of Cancer Cell, … Continue reading

September 16, 2013
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Love thy neighbor: It could lower your risk of stroke

ANN ARBOR — Here’s some neighborly advice for adults over age 50: Stay friendly with your neighbors. A new University of Michigan study shows that adults in this age bracket who live in a good neighborhood with trustworthy people lowered … Continue reading

July 26, 2013
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Among Indian immigrants, religious practice and obesity may be linked, study shows

Asian Indians are one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the United States, and roughly half a million people of Indian ancestry live in California — more than any other state. Individuals from this group are strongly predisposed to … Continue reading