Posts Tagged ‘genes’

When Similar Looks, Genes, and Behavior Align

August 27, 2022 — Doppelgängers are having a moment. These are people who look alike, despite being nominally unrelated. Canadian artist François Brunelle is commanding attention all over the world for his I’M NOT A LOOK-ALIKE! photography project, which he started in 1999. At the same time, a study this week in Cell Reports tells us that looks, genes, […]

Obesity Genes We Share with Mice

February 24, 2013 — You know the type: they eat and eat and never gain any weight. You, on the other hand, gain weight at the first M&M. Have you found yourself blaming obesity genes? Well, you may be right. In a recent study in Cell Metabolism, 100 different genetic strains of mice were given a regular diet for […]