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fat, health, metabolism

Could the Smell of Your Food Make You Fat?

There’s something about our sense of smell that makes food particularly delicious to us. How do you feel after you catch a whiff of French fries? If you couldn’t smell them, would you crave them as much? More importantly, how would your body react? This is exactly what a group of researchers from the University …

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mouse, animals, mice

Mice Were “Domesticated” About 15,000 Years Ago By Humans

You might say “Eek!” when you think of a mouse potentially residing in your house, but what if you knew that these little creatures were actually domesticated by humans? They might not be your standard household pet, but mice have been groomed over time to live alongside us in our humble abodes. At least this …

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Gene Therapy Presents A New Approach to Hearing Rehabilitation

Imagine a world of silence. You could hear no traffic noises, no music, and not even the subtle sound of blood pumping through your veins and arteries. There would simply be silence. This is everyday life for approximately 70 million people. Deafness occurs for a variety of reasons, but for some, deafness is an inherited …

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