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...

sperm donors

Sperm donors are manlier than non-donors

Researchers at Linköping University have taken up themselves to study the intricate personality of the sperm donor. What they found was that men who cared enough to preserve their heritage...

Sympathy for the tasmanian devil

Sympathy for the tasmanian devil

The little carnivorous animal has suffered one of the steepest population declines ever to be documented. In just 15 years, it went from being a common animal to the brink...

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