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Characterization of macrophages (green) and axons (red) in brown adipose tissue (BAT) using two-photon fluorescence microscopy imaging
28.09.2017

New research shows these immune cells are also crucial to maintaining harmony, including that of heat-producing fat cells

Missing Mitch
21.03.2016

 Mice lacking an energy-control gene stay lean

biological clock
21.10.2014

Proper coordination between our gut bacteria and our biological clocks may be crucial for...

sweetener -cartoon
17.09.2014

A new study reveals that certain gut bacteria may induce metabolic changes following exposure to artificial sweeteners
 

eating right
03.12.2013

A unique experiment explores the connection between the food we eat and our gut microbiota

 SEM image of the dense microbial ecosystem overlying the 'hilly' gastrointestinal epithelial layer
08.09.2013

Our complicated relationship with the microorganisms in our gut has some surprising consequences for our health

(l-r) Dr. Sigalit Boura-Halfon, Hadas Shatz-Azoulay, Dr. Eytan Elhanan, Prof. Yehial Zick, Roi Isaac, Dr. Yaron Vinik, Prof. Sanford Simpson, Itai Efodi, Prof. Rivka Pollak and Sarina Striem
05.06.2013

“Feel-good” drugs like Prozac may have an unwanted side effect: diabetes

(l-r) Standing: Einat Levy, Dr. Liat Rousso Noori and Eynat Finkelshtein. Sitting: Prof. Hilla Knobler, Dr. Alon Chen, Prof. Ari Elson and Dr. Yael Kuperman. Sensitivity
05.07.2011

Scientists reveal how mice lacking the PTPe protein consume fat and stay slim.

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