A new study in mice reveals a new role for insulin in the control of fat production.
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Michigan Medicine researchers investigate how malfunctioning proteins lead to ALS and dementia.
U-M researchers are studying an overabundant signaling protein tied to UV light sensitivity in patients with lupus.
An intricate cellular dance during embryonic development is critical for normal bowel growth, a new Michigan Medicine study in mice finds.
The battle for survival makes pneumococcus a formidable foe.
A comparison of dog and wolf DNA reveals interesting genetics behind domestication. The new study is a step toward a deeper understanding of evolution for dogs and humans alike.