Archive: 07/28/2011

Packing on pounds riskier for South Asians

It's not fair, but it's true. A new study by researchers at McMaster University has found that some ethnic groups are more likely to be adding dangerous fat onto their internal organs like their liver when they gain weight, ...

Jul 28, 2011
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0 | with audio podcast

Convergence in head and neck cancer

Powerful new technologies that zoom in on the connections between human genes and diseases have illuminated the landscape of cancer, singling out changes in tumor DNA that drive the development of certain types of malignancies ...

Jul 28, 2011
popularity not rated yet | comments 0 | with audio podcast

The brain's connectome -- from branch to branch

The human brain is the most complex of all organs, containing billions of neurons with their corresponding projections, all woven together in a highly complex, three-dimensional web. To date, mapping this ...

Jul 28, 2011
popularity 4.8 / 5 (18) | comments 3 | with audio podcast