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Fatty Liver Disease: Adjusting the focus

The liver is a complex organ that is easily influenced by diet and lifestyle. How does the Western diet, which consists heavily of fats and carbohydrates, affect diseases in the liver? Read more to find out what is known about Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and other associated diseases!

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SAGE goes to the Movies: A scientific review of “Deadpool“ (2016)

We’re going to look at the science behind the movie “Deadpool”, and ask whether –and to what degree — there is any scientific basis for Deadpool’s superhuman abilities. Deadpool’s primary ability is hyper-regeneration. He is able to shrug off potentially lethal bodily injuries, to the point where he severs his own hand, and within a few days has regrown a new one. But how did he gain these abilities, and how realistic might they be?

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Sonogenetics: Sound waves and mechanosensory response!

Recently a team of neuroscientists headed by Prof. Sreekanth H. Chalasani at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California, has developed a technique that they call ‘sonogenetics’ ultrasound to stimulate individual neuronal cells in nematode worms (C. elegans).

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