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Switching your genes won’t help you fit in your jeans.

by Denis Faye | May 16, 2011
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In one of the more subtly surreal news stories I’ve read in recent months, Reuters reported yesterday that researchers have uncovered a “master gene” in body fat that regulates other genes associated with obesity

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Can’t fit in your jeans? Blame your genes!

by Denis Faye | February 28, 2011
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Hooray! Science has uncovered yet another scapegoat for what a fat, lazy society we’ve become. No, it’s not a new kind of corn-based sweetener and no, McDonald’s hasn’t finally started triple-sizing their m

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Nothin’ wrong with being Rubenesque

by Denis Faye | October 11, 2010
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I’m of two minds about two new papers coming out in the journal Nature Genetics regarding obesity and genetics. On one hand, thumbs up to the smart-ass who named the group producing the papers the “GIANT consortiumR

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