Professor Kristin Myers earns Presidential Early Career Award

IMAGE: Kristin Myers, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has won the Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE), the highest honor the U.S. government gives to outstanding young scientists and… view more  Credit: Eileen Barroso/Columbia Engineering Kristin Myers, associate professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has won the Presidential Early Career Award (PECASE), the…

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Clemson researchers tie metabolic enzyme to obesity and fatty liver disease

IMAGE: Clemson University graduate student Melissa Heintz and professor William Baldwin recently published their collaborative research in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. view more  Credit: Pete Martin / College of Science CLEMSON, South Carolina – Researchers from Clemson University’s Environmental Toxicology Program have published research connecting an enzyme associated with detoxification to obesity and fatty liver…

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Sugary Drinks Linked to Cancer Onset

A new study suggests there may be a link between the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and fruit juices and the development of cancer. The study is observational and does not claim that drinking sugary drinks causes cancer. But after controlling for known variables, French researchers did find an association. The study, in BMJ, involved 101,257…

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