Weight loss, weight maintenance, and adaptive thermogenesis

submitted by: stefancamps
Background: Diet-induced weight loss is accompanied by adaptive thermogenesis, ie, a disproportional or greater than expected reduction of resting metabolic rate (RMR). Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether adaptive thermogenesis is sustained during weight maintenance after weight loss. Design: Subjects were 22 men and 69 women [mean 6 SD age: 40 6 9 y; body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2): 31.9 6 3.0]. They followed a very-low-energy diet for 8 wk, followed by a...
Authors: Stefan Camps, Sanne Verhoef, Klaas Westerterp

Sam Deutsch at the 2013 Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

submitted by: JGI

Sam Deutsch of the DOE JGI on "Synthetic Metagenomics: Converting digital information back to Biology" at the 8th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Philippine Rice Genetic Resources: Assessment and Management of Diversity and Opportunities for Climate Change Adaptation

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation on the special seminar on "Philippine Rice Genetic Resources: Assessment and Management of Diversity and Opportunities for Climate Change Adaptation" by Dr. Teresita H. Borromeo, Professor, Crop Science Cluster, College of Agriculture on March 5, 2013 at the CSC Lecture Hall, ASH Building, UPLB, College, Laguna.

The Nature Explorers Chiricahua Part 2 of 12

submitted by: thenatureexplorers

Chiricahua is a "Sky Island" region that supports a variety of wildlife, some of which are more commonly thought of as denizens of subtropical habitats in Mexico or Central America. Even in February with snow and temperatures as low as -10°F we still found a cornucopia of nature, turkeys, woodpeckers, centipedes, pines, yuccas, agaves, and more.

The Nature Explorers Chiricahua Part 1 of 12

submitted by: thenatureexplorers

Chiricahua is a "Sky Island" region that supports a variety of wildlife, some of which are more commonly thought of as denizens of subtropical habitats in Mexico or Central America. Even in February with snow and temperatures as low as -10°F we still found a cornucopia of nature, turkeys, woodpeckers, centipedes, pines, yuccas, agaves, and more.

The Nature Explorers Cibola Expedition Part 5 of 5

submitted by: thenatureexplorers

Located on the Arizona and California border along the southern Colorado River, the river provides an oasis in arid desert to the migrating birds flying south along the Pacific Flyway to Central and South America and is a habitat as well for many other animals such as feral donkeys, raccoons, lizards, chipmunks, and more.