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Adults have much more "brown fat" than previously thought

Adults have much more "brown fat" than previously thought

Cold and brown fat raise the prospect of a new method of treating obesity

Cold and brown fat raise the prospect of a new method of treating obesity

'Good' brown baby fat can ward off obesity and type 2 diabetes

'Good' brown baby fat can ward off obesity and type 2 diabetes

Research finds active brown fat in adult humans

Research finds active brown fat in adult humans

New research may lead to new pharmacologic approaches to treating obesity

New research may lead to new pharmacologic approaches to treating obesity

Control of blood vessels a possible weapon against obesity

Control of blood vessels a possible weapon against obesity

Cellular reprogramming, the 'Breakthrough of the Year' according to AAAS

Cellular reprogramming, the 'Breakthrough of the Year' according to AAAS

Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice

Discovery of novel prion infectivity in white and brown fat tissues of mice

Brown fat points to new ways to fight obesity

Brown fat points to new ways to fight obesity

Research sheds light on the molecular basis of SIDS

Research sheds light on the molecular basis of SIDS

Master switch for the production of brown fat discovered

Master switch for the production of brown fat discovered

Discovery about fatty tissue that burns fat

Discovery about fatty tissue that burns fat

A central thermogenic-like mechanism in feeding regulation

A central thermogenic-like mechanism in feeding regulation

A pericellular collagenase directs the 3-D development of white adipose tissue

A pericellular collagenase directs the 3-D development of white adipose tissue

'Brown fat cells' hold clues for possible obesity treatments

'Brown fat cells' hold clues for possible obesity treatments

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

U-M scientists say Wnt protein prevents obesity by inhibiting fat cell development

Newborn lambs’ central heating system could aid fat busting in humans

Newborn lambs’ central heating system could aid fat busting in humans