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Olfactory signals can switch fat storage mechanisms on and off without having any effect on appetite or eating habits, says a Baylor research team that's traced the way olfactory nerves regulate fat metabolism in C. elegans worms.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Smell, Obesity, Baylor College of Medicine, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Researchers may have found a way to reduce the amount of fat absorbed by the body. Mixing food with specially engineered tiny silica particles has been seen to reduce the body's energy absorption of high-fat foods, and human trials are now underway.
It sure sounds like an online pop-up ad, but Harvard scientists have created and tested a new treatment that melts away body fat. The new technique involves injecting an icy saline solution directly into fat deposits to shrink them by half.
Charleston interiors firm Basic Projects has used design touches like rattan and textured green plaster to add "a warm, Southern element" to the Savannah outpost of New York eatery Fat Radish. Read more
Although U-locks are generally considered to be the most secure type of bike lock, the fact is that a portable angle grinder can typically cut through their shackle in a matter of seconds. Washington, DC-based Altor Locks has set out to address that problem, with its big n' beefy SAF Lock... Continue Reading Fat, heavy SAF Lock is claimed to be angle grinder-proof Category: Bicycles Tags
Those who aren't involved in drone racing will probably be surprised to know that HD vision isn't already the standard in drone racing goggles. But that's set to change with some really nice new integrated gear from DJI, and an immediate counter-attack from Fat Shark for the DIY crowd... Continue Reading Drone racing is going HD, with new FPV gear from DJI and Fat Shark Category: Drones
A new drug delivery system has been developed that hides chemotherapy molecules inside fat cells that are quickly eaten up by hungry tumors. The method has been shown to be effective at targeting bone, colon and pancreatic cancers in animals, and human trials are proposed for the near future... Continue Reading “Trojan horse” anticancer system hides tumor-killing drug in fat cells Categor
the fat could have been used as a lubricant to drag the megaliths into place. The post animal fat may had been used to build stonehenge, archaeologists believe appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the collection has a translucent and waxy appearance mimicking an expressive texture similar to skin. The post odd matter studio’s ‘fat rolls’ vases are modelled after chubby arms appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
No matter what the latest fad diet tells us to do, we already know the general gist of how to stay healthy – eating too much sugar and fat leads to weight gain and metabolic diseases. But what if you could stay healthier without changing your diet? In mouse tests conducted at Max Planck, researchers have now found a way to alter the fat metabolism in the liver, reducing the chances of diab


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