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Scientists learn to block pain at its source

A substance similar to capsaicin, which gives chili peppers their heat, is generated at the site of pain in the human body. Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio have discovered how to ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Medical research
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Gut bacteria can cause obesity

Diet, exercise and genes are not the only factors which determine if someone can become obese. The composition of the intestinal bacteria may also account for a person's obesity. This is the contention of Wageningen microbiologists ...

Biosynthesis captured in motion

( —Chemists have caught molecules in the act of biosynthesis revealing an animated view of how a fundamental piece of cellular machinery operates. The system they observed, a critical metabolic pathway, generates ...

dateDec 23, 2013 in Biochemistry
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