Archive: 06/24/2009

Large-scale analysis finds bariatric surgery relatively safe

Advances in weight-loss surgery have made it as safe as any routine surgical procedure, according to a Duke University Medical Center researcher who reviewed data from nearly 60,000 patients and found it resulted in low complication ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Other
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A breath mint made from... coffee?

We all know why Starbucks puts boxes of breath mints close to the cash register. Your morning latte can create a startling aroma in your mouth, strong enough to startle your co-workers too.

dateJun 24, 2009 in Medical research
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How mitochondria get their membranes bent

Underneath their smooth surface mitochondria harbor an elaborately folded inner membrane. It holds a multitude of bottleneck like invaginations, which expand into elongated cavities. Now researchers have identified two proteins ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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