Dietary Fat, Not Sugar Or Protein, Causes Weight Gain

A large-scale dietary trial in mice shows that fat, not protein or carbohydrate, was responsible for causing obesity.

Nanocapsules Selectively Sequester Sucrose

Researchers in Japan have developed a nanocapsule that recognizes and encapsulates sucrose while excluding other natural sugars.

Parasite’s Big Appetite Might Be Its Downfall

The enzyme TgFBP2 helps Toxoplasma gondii survive in many cell types but could also prove to be a useful drug target.

Dynamic Snapshots Of Sugar Chains

Scientists have successfully combined NMR spectroscopy with an ingenious molecular dynamics simulation technique to model rapidly moving sugar chains.