News tagged with fat cells

Conversion from bad fat to good fat

Scientists from ETH Zurich in Switzerland have shown for the first time that brown and white fat cells in a living organism can be converted from one cell type to the other. Their work, using mice as a model organism, provides ...

dateApr 28, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Sea lampreys turning up the heat

( —Male sea lampreys may not be the best-looking creatures swimming in our lakes and streams, but they apparently have something going for them that the ladies may find irresistible.

dateJun 27, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Pure gold nanoparticles can inhibit fat storage

( —New research reveals that pure gold nanoparticles found in everyday items such as personal care products, as well as drug delivery, MRI contrast agents and solar cells can inhibit adipose (fat) storage and lead ...

dateApr 18, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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New insight into stem cell development

The world has great expectations that stem cell research one day will revolutionize medicine. But in order to exploit the potential of stem cells, we need to understand how their development is regulated. Now researchers ...

dateMay 22, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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