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Circadian Clocks Play a Key Role in Fat Cell Growth

Summary: Circadian rhythm disruption plays a critical role in weight gain, a new study reports. Source: Weill Cornell Medicine Disruption of the circadian clocks that keep the body and its cells entrained to the 24-hour day-night cycle plays a critical role in weight gain, according to a pair of studies by Weill Cornell Medicine investigators.   …

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Scientists hid encryption key for Wizard of Oz text in plastic molecules

Scientists hid encryption key for Wizard of Oz text in plastic molecules

Enlarge / Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin encrypted the key to decode text of the The Wizard of Oz in polymers. S.D. Dahlhauser et al., 2022 Scientists from the University of Texas at Austin sent a letter to colleagues in Massachusetts with a secret message: an encryption key to unlock a text …

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Early standouts, rookies turning heads and updates on key position battles

Early standouts, rookies turning heads and updates on key position battles

20) The Panthers aren’t handing No. 6 overall pick Ikem Ekwonu a starting job. Second-year pro Brady Christensen has outplayed him in pass protection, according to Joe Person of The Athletic, although Ekwonu at left tackle with Christensen at left guard is still the setup that makes the most sense. 21) A slimmed-down Mekhi Becton …

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Deebo Samuel -- 'Communication' was key to working out new deal with San Francisco 49ers

Deebo Samuel — ‘Communication’ was key to working out new deal with San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – After a week he called one the most stressful of his life that ended with a lucrative contract extension, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel was finally free Tuesday to speak on the speculation that swirled around him during a turbulent offseason. Samuel, fresh off signing a three-year extension worth …

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Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson walks off the field during training camp.

Deshaun Watson’s ‘towel trick’ became key evidence for suspension

Judge Sue Robinson issued her decision against Deshaun Watson Monday with a written ruling that mentions a certain piece of evidence nine times in 16 pages. It’s about his towel habit. The Cleveland Browns quarterback liked to use a towel to drape himself in massage sessions instead of a larger sheet and sometimes even brought his …

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Live updates as Juan Soto dominates rumors, Nationals and Cubs hold key to action

Live updates as Juan Soto dominates rumors, Nationals and Cubs hold key to action

MLB trade season is here. The clock is ticking as executives try to prepare their teams for the stretch run before the deadline at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2. All eyes are on Juan Soto, the 23-year-old Washington Nationals superstar who is suddenly on the trade block. We will be following every twist and …

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Scientists create synthetic mouse embryos, a potential key to healing humans

Scientists create synthetic mouse embryos, a potential key to healing humans

Comment on this story Comment Stem cell researchers in Israel have created synthetic mouse embryos without using a sperm or egg, then grown them in an artificial womb for eight days, a development that opens a window into a fascinating, potentially fraught realm of science that could one day be used to create replacement organs …

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What Causes Autism? New Research Uncovers a Key Factor in Brain Development

The findings of this research reveal a significant component in the underlying causes of neural tube birth defects, intellectual disabilities, and autism risk. Researchers from Texas A&M College of Medicine have provided answers to important questions concerning how the neocortex develops, providing new information about the root causes of intellectual disabilities. A significant advancement in our understanding …

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