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Are Genes Linked to Obesity?

Are Genes Linked to Obesity?

Although people have long scoffed at those suffering from obesity who claim they are overweight because of their genes, there might be something to it after all. “How?”, you might be asking. Scientists have actually discovered how a faulty gene may lead to obesity. The study in Nature Medicine was conducted on mice and discovered(…)

Last Ice Age Didn’t Wipe Out All Vegetation After All?

Last Ice Age Didn’t Wipe Out All Vegetation After All?

In the last Ice Age it was thought that all of the existing vegetation at the time of the massive ice sheets had been wiped out by the freezing temperatures and excessive pressure caused by the sheets themselves. But scientists have shown that some vegetation did survive in Scandinavia, which challenges this long-held scientific “truth”.(…)