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The Novo Nordisk Foundation Excellence Project grant

The Novo Nordisk Foundation Excellence Project consists of up to four five-year grants of 5 million Danish kroner each within the fields of basic, translational and/or clinical endocrinology research… 333 more words


HVX & Hosta

With the exception of slugs and more recently foliar nematodes, hosta have generally been considered pest free. That may be changing. A virus disease, hosta virus X (HVX) has been identified that cause mottled leaf coloring in hosta. 307 more words



The goal of our group is to comprehensively characterize and compare the cellular processes as well as the gene-environment interactions occurring in MODY disorders, with emphasis on identifying a general, age-related, mechanism of disease onset. 145 more words


Why most diets fail

My number one problem with all the diets out there is that no one diet will work for every person.

I also believe this is why they fail. 460 more words


MIT neuroscientists reveal how 'face gender' discrimination occurs

All the neurons whose responses help in discriminating between the visual images of face from the other non-face objects, is a classical definition of face neurons… 332 more words


What's Owed is Owed

A lawyer’s dog, running about unleashed, beelines for the local butcher shop and steals a roast off the counter. The butcher goes to the lawyer’s office and asks, “if a dog, running unleashed, steals a piece of meat from my store, do I have a right to demand payment for the meat from the dog’s owner?” 54 more words