Michigan State University

Weight bias plagues US elections

Overweight political candidates tend to receive fewer votes than their thinner opponents, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University weight bias expert.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Cell resiliency surprises scientists

New research shows that cells are more resilient in taking care of their DNA than scientists originally thought. Even when missing critical components, cells can adapt and make copies of their DNA in an alternative way.

dateApr 24, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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