News tagged with fibers

Tiny worm sheds light on giant mystery about neurons

Scientists have identified a gene that keeps our nerve fibers from clogging up. Researchers in Ken Miller's laboratory at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) found that the unc-16 gene of the roundworm Caenorhabditis el ...

Apr 30, 2013
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Juicing trend is pulp fiction for many, dietitian says

Fueled by a $5 billion dollar industry that continues to grow 5 to 8 percent annually, juicing is being promoted by many as a useful strategy for weight loss. But the trend of extracting the liquid from produce ...

Apr 29, 2013
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MDs warn teens: Don't take the cinnamon challenge

Don't take the cinnamon challenge. That's the advice from doctors in a new report about a dangerous prank depicted in popular YouTube videos which has led to hospitalizations and a surge in calls to U.S. ...

Apr 22, 2013
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