Dieting takes a new turn in this study: “Chronic carbon monoxide treatment attenuates development of obesity and remodels adipocytes in mice fed a high fat diet,” P A Hosick, A A AlAmodi, M V Storm, M U Gousset, B E Pruett, W Gray III, J Stout and D E Stec [pictured here], International Journal of […]
Dodos – were they fat, or not?
A lively debate has recently taken flight within the pages of the prestigious natural sciences journal Naturwissenschaften. It all centres around the question of whether Raphus cucullatus, a.k.a. the (now extinct) Dodo might have been waddlingly plump or sprightly slim. Here are some example papers from either side of the debate : • The end […]