A Single High-Fat Meal Can Damage Your Metabolism

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Acute dietary fat intake initiates alterations in energy metabolism and insulin resistance.

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Seven days in science - 10th Feb 2017

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Test your knowledge of what's been happening in the scientific world over the past seven days.

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New Database Collates Information About Proteins

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The newly released MissingProteinPedia database collates information about proteins, allowing Human Proteome Project scientists to gain a deeper understanding of how our proteins work.

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Could you pass A Level Biology?

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So, in the UK, the final hurdle before getting into university are your A level exams. Do you know your aorta from your vena cava? Let's find out!

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Synapses Are Scaled Down During Sleep

Synapses Are Scaled Down During Sleep

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Homeostatic scaling-down of synapses is important for memory consolidation. Profiled in the journal Science, Johns Hopkins researchers show that synaptic protein Homer1a is intimately involved in this process.

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Dynamin1 Found to be in Aggressive Cancer Cells
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The two studies find that dynamin1 (Dyn1), a protein once thought to be present only in nerve cells of the brain and spinal cord, is also found in aggressive cancer cells.

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Excess Lipoproteins May Cause Chronic Kidney Stones in Children.
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Excess lipoproteins and fatty acids may be associated with the development of painful and often chronic kidney stones in children.

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Microbiomes Influence Metabolic Disease
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The microbiome has been shown to work in tandem with the genes of a host organism to regulate insulin secretion.

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