Skip to site navigation

Archive of Latest Life Sciences News

<< 2015 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2017 >>

Junk food causes similar high blood sugar levels as type 2 diabetes

Publication date:

A junk food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a new study published in the journal Experimental Physiology.

Genes for nose shape found

Publication date:

Noses

Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study.

The four genes mainly affect the width and ‘pointiness’ of noses which vary greatly between different populations. The new information adds to our understanding of how the human face evolved and may help contribute to forensic DNA technologies that build visual profiles based on an individual’s genetic makeup. 

<< 2015 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2017 >>