Brown fat cells provide hope for obesity research

National researchers in cell biology have identified proteins that turn normal skin cells into brown fat cells, which use energy to generate heat.

| Contributing Reporter

Trimming the fat-talk

For one week, “fat” is the new F-word. From Oct. 19-23, Washington University will participate in a national “Fat Talk Free Week,” in which participating students will sign pledges agreeing to think positively about their bodies.

| Contributing Reporter

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening as Washington University returns to campus.