Scientists engineer ‘super mice’

Scientists engineer ‘super mice’

Scientists from the École Polytenchnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), with the aid of colleagues  from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the University of Lausanne, managed to improve the muscle...

Enzyme allows mice to eat more, and gain less weight

Enzyme allows mice to eat more, and gain less weight

[caption id="attachment_10118" align="alignnone" width="499" caption="Mice altered to express the IKKbeta enzyme (right column) in their fat had smaller globules of fat in their subcutaneous adipose tissue (top row) and in...

The unified theory of brain learning

The unified theory of brain learning

The brain learns basically by shifting between different strengths of its synapses, as a response to different stimuli - that much is clear. However, recently, a team of UCLA scientists...

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