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Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Fatty McOversized 

Leptin has long been considered key to obesity. Now, researchers have used viruses to deliver large doses of it to rats fat cells (adipocytes), which then transform into lean, fat-burning cells. Pretty cool. A long way off human use, however. If it works, I'd like to catch that bug!

In a related yet completely opposite field, Japanese scientists seem to have found a way to use stem-cell enriched fat to....make bigger boobs. Which of course is the goal of all modern science and technology. Bigger and better and younger-longer boobs.

Too bad boobs aren't my cup of tea. Looks like there will be much more of them soon. Although hopefully they at least won't be attached to Jacksons.

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