News tagged with natural fats

Sea lampreys turning up the heat

(Phys.org) —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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Scientists reveal key enzyme in fat absorption

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Cardiovascular Disease (GICD) have found that a key enzyme involved in absorbing fat may also be a key to reducing it. The enzyme, acyl CoA: monoacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 or ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in Medical research
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Molecular study shows unexpected effects of toxin

Scientists from the University of Birmingham studying the effects of the widely-used pesticide fenitrothion, have discovered unexpected cell damage in a common freshwater fish, roach, exposed to the toxin.

dateAug 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Crusading NY health chief picked to head CDC

(AP) -- For seven years, Dr. Thomas Frieden has been the nagging conscience of the nation's biggest city, the man who made sure New Yorkers couldn't smoke in bars or eat french fries cooked in artery-clogging ...

dateMay 15, 2009 in Other
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