Humans, like other animals, can eat for a number of different reasons. In a state of acute hunger, we may not consider many of these reasons, as we generally feel as though we are eating in order to fulfill some kind of immediate nutritional need. When speaking of appetite, we generally want to keep things … Continue reading How does FTO relate to appetite and feeding behavior?
Hiya everyone, Rim here, I will be taking you guys through a journey of multiple blog posts that will cover one of the most fascinating topics within neuroscience. Neurogenesis: An Introduction According to the Medterms.com “Neurogenesis is the process by which new nerve cells are generated. In neurogenesis, there is active production of new neurons, … Continue reading Neurogenesis Part 1
Hello! This is Harry, and I'll be starting Neurobites off right with a series of posts about Fto, a gene that is making news for its relation to obesity in humans. Stay tuned for more posts in my Fto series, and post a comment! The basic distinction between “nature” and “nuture” invariably becomes far more … Continue reading FTO and the Genetics of Obesity
Hi! We would like to welcome you all to our humble portal for everything neuroscience-y (we invent words too) related! We are two enthusiastic, giddy (about all things nerdy), procrastinating grad students. Our names are Rim and Harry, or Harry and Rim, depending on which one of us you are talking too. We hope to … Continue reading Welcome to Neurobites!