News tagged with obesity

Glowing zebrafish shed light on metabolism

A tiny, translucent zebrafish that glows green when its liver makes glucose has helped an international team of researchers identify a compound that regulates whole-body metabolism and appears to protect obese mice from signs ...

dateDec 02, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Rules of attraction

Nicholas Christakis, whose research has shown how everything from obesity to smoking to happiness spreads through social networks, said Monday that the human ability to form lasting relationships results from a trade-off ...

dateMay 04, 2012 in Social Sciences
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