Posts Tagged 'metabolism'

Butterflies That Expend The Most Energy Live The Longest

Credit: Pave Väisänen

The more energy a creature uses, the more free radicals and other unstable, cell-damaging molecules its body produces. In many cases this can shorten the lifespan of the animal, but in the case of some butterflies, the opposite seems to be true.

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Scientists Map Initial Anti-Aging Formula


A new study indicates that scientists have found a new way of delaying the aging process in mice, and they hope to replicate the finding in people.

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Bactrian Camel Genome Might Help Survival in Harsh Environments


Bactrian camels have sky-high blood glucose levels, a diet loaded with salt and tend to pack away fat. These evolutionary adaptations help them survive in extremely dry and cold regions of the world.

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Endocannabinoids Could Reduce or Eliminate Obesity


New research published today in the journal Cell Metabolism indicates that endocannabinoids might enable organisms to stay thin without the need for exercise or diets. Endocannabinoids regulate how quickly the human body burns fat.

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