Max-Planck-Institut für Stoffwechselforschung

Earth & Life
30. Mai 2019, 17:00
Research results

Improved diabetes in spite of obesity

Adipose tissue in our body stores fat. At some point prolonged eating of a diet that is too high in fats leads to storage of these fats in other...  [mehr]

 
 
18. Januar 2019, 15:17
Research results

See how you feel

Neurons in our brain communicate with each other using messenger molecules like dopamine. These are released from a neuron via connecting points...  [mehr]

 
7. Januar 2019, 10:57
Research results

Doped by food

Dopamine is the most important messenger substance of the reward system in the brain and is released when, for example, goals are achieved or...  [mehr]

 
15. November 2018, 17:00
Miscellaneous scientific news/publications, Scientific Publications

Good preparation is half the digestion

In order to process ingested food efficiently, the body begins digestion as soon as it perceives the food. In the so-called cephalic phase, the...  [mehr]

 
12. Oktober 2018, 9:51
Research results

Wishful thinking is rewarded

"In complex, confusing situations, we run the risk of making a biased judgement as soon as we prefer one conclusion over another," explains Dr....  [mehr]

 
6. September 2018, 11:26
Research results

Brown fat cells to lose weight

In humans and mammals, a general distinction is made between at least two different types of fat depots, white and brown fat tissue. The former is...  [mehr]

 
 
13. Juli 2018, 10:33
Miscellaneous scientific news/publications, Research results

Colorectal cancer risk factors decrypted

According to the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer type...  [mehr]