Brown fat may protect against a variety of disease, including type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease, a new study of 50,000 people shows.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~7 min
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There are some factors you can't change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
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Batteries that can conform to the shape of a robot's body double as protection and far more efficient energy storage could pave the way for new bots.
Aug. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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In some cases, avocado oil labeled as "pure" or "extra virgin" contained nearly 100% soybean oil, reserchers found. They also have tips to avoid bad oil.
June 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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"With everything happening right now, this is one thing we can control or manage and it has the potential to help our mental health."
June 2, 2020 • ~5 min
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We all have white and brown fat cells – but recent research shows there's a third type, called "beige" cells.
May 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Why do people of different sexes vary in their susceptibility to various diseases? New research points to body fat and the immune system.
March 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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