Obesity creates wimpy rats

Obesity appears to impair normal muscle function in rats, an observation that could have significant implications for humans, according to Penn State researchers. “Our findings demonstrate that obesity involves more than accumulating excess fat and carrying...

The science behind the cape

Bethesda, Md. (Mar. 8, 2011) — What do you have when you line up a martial artist, acrobatic gymnast, police officer, firefighter, NASCAR driver, and NFL running back? “Watson,” the IBM super-computer that recently routed humanity’s best on...

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