Obesity May Dull Sense of Taste
A new study published in the journal PLOS Biology supports past research that suggests the more weight you gain the less you are able to taste the food you eat. The study, based on research with mice, suggests that obesity-driven inflammation actually reduced the number of their taste buds on their tongues. There are 50 […]
Can Stress From Others Affect Your Brain?
Are you stressed out? If so, a new Canadian study hints that you may want to take care when you’re among others who are stressed too. The new study published in the journal, Nature Neuroscience, shows that stress conveyed to you by others may change your brain in the same way as your own stress does. […]
Venusian Atmosphere; Space Mice Liver Trouble; Gravitation Wave Light Pulse
New Details of Venusian Atmosphere Revealed The European Space Agency’s Venus Express orbited Earth’s closest planetary neighbor for over eight years until its mission ended in December 2014. In its final months the spacecraft was sent deep into the Venusian atmosphere for a series of low-altitude orbits. Studying data of a previously unexplored piece of […]
Hormone Cuts Sugar Craving; inSight Launch Delayed; Space Telescope Mirrors
Hormone Cuts Sugar Craving in Mice For those of us with an active “sweet tooth”, it can be really difficult to resist sweet treats like candy, cake and cookies. But with diseases and conditions associated with eating sugary foods like diabetes, heart disease and obesity at or near epidemic levels it’s important not to overindulge […]