Tag: "leaner" at biology news
Mice with hyperactive Wnt10b gene eat all they want, but have half the body fat of normal mice
...e cream just yet. The genetically altered mice are leaner
than normal mice, but they also have some less-than-desirable characteristics such as underdeveloped mammary glands, an inability to generate body heat and skin that's twice as thick as normal. All these changes appear to be caused by a protein call...
Lifestyle changes clinically effective
...en physical activity and breast density only among leaner
pre-menopausal women, and not among heavier pre-menopausal women or post-menopausal women in any BMI category. "We're pleased that we observed an association between physical activity and breast density. We've known that breast density is related t...
AAAS analyzes federal R&D 2004 budget
...on-defense side, however, many other agencies face leaner
times down the road. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT), would all undergo R&D budget reductions, and the Dep...
Muscle gene influences fat storage in mice; may be target to prevent or treat obesity and diabetes
...at, knocking out a particular gene keeps them both leaner
and healthier, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine scientists report in the March 1 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation. That "lean" gene is the blueprint for myostatin, a protein known to limit muscle growth, they report. Previous Hopkins ...
Dominant birds stay leaner than their subordinates, study finds
...y dominant birds are generally leaner
than their subordinate peers of the same species, probably because they can eat when they want and don't face as great a risk of starvation. Dominant birds stay lean during the day and then...
Feel full on fewer calories
...could reduce the energy density of chili by adding leaner
meat, celery, extra tomatoes and mushrooms to increase bulk but not calorie content. Pasta salad bulked up with zucchini, carrots and other veggies, which have a high water content, can provide a portion double the size for the same calories as a pas...