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The fat metabolism off-switch

Research on fly larvae give a glimmer of hope that we could tweak our genes to stop extra fat storage

Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash

Hands gripping the steering wheel, foot poised above the accelerator, you put the pedal to the metal and screech off, leaving a line of cars behind you in your dust.

What if there was a way to do the same thing with fat metabolism?



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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