Tag: muscle

Muscle weakness seen in alcoholism linked to mitochondrial repair issues

Muscle weakness from long-term alcoholism may stem from an inability of mitochondria, the powerhouses of cells, to self-repair, according to a study funded by...

Self-Healing Engineered Muscle Grown in the Laboratory

Biomedical engineers have grown living skeletal muscle that looks a lot like the real thing. It contracts powerfully and rapidly, integrates into mice quickly,...

X-rays film inside live flying insects — in 3D

Scientists have used a particle accelerator to obtain high-speed 3D X-ray visualizations of the flight muscles of flies.The team from Oxford University, Imperial College,...

Not only is she thinner than you … her muscles work...

'Poor fuel economy' in the muscles may help lean people stay that way We all know the type: The friend or colleague who stays slim...

Cardio- and resistance training during the same session: Does the order...

Although the remarkable benefits of combined training have been clarified by numerous investigations, fitness enthusiasts struggle with the same question: Does the order of...

Female Fertility: What’s Testosterone Got To Do With It?

New Study Shows Male Hormones Play an Important Role; May Enhance IVF Therapy Several fertility clinics across the country are beginning to administer testosterone, either...

A Micro-Muscular Break Through

Vanadium dioxide is poised to join the pantheon of superstars in the materials world. Already prized for its extraordinary ability to change size, shape...

Why men’s noses are bigger than women’s

Human noses come in all shapes and sizes. But one feature seems to hold true: Men’s noses are bigger than women’s.A new study from...

Muscles remember even brief exposure to performance-enhancing drugs

Brief exposure to anabolic steroids may have long lasting, possibly permanent, performance-enhancing effects, shows a study published today in The Journal of Physiology.Previously,...

Brain mechanisms found behind horrifying sleep disorder

Normally muscles contract in order to support the body, but in a rare condition known as cataplexy the body's muscles "fall asleep" and become...

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