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Stop eating! You are full

Researchers have identified a molecule sent by fat cells to the fly brain that senses when they have had enough food and inhibits feeding, according to a study publishing March 28 in the open access journal PLOS Biology by ...

dateMar 28, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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A happy lab rat? Check the ears!

What do you think of when you hear the term "lab rat"? Chances are, you might not picture an animal happily playing rough-and-tumble with a human handler and then coming back for more. Scientists have traditionally studied ...

dateMar 21, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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