"Tree Man" Is A Real Life Ent
Update: Video Link At Post's End
| Main | Poll: Hillary Would Lose To All Major Republican Candidates, Including Huckabee
Update: The Bad News Is, It's A Zogby Poll
November 26, 2007

"The Fat Gene"

Although there are 50 genes associated with obesity, one, called FTO, seems especially determinative, with those carrying it 70% more likely to be overweight.

It's not really a blockbuster story, but I like how the Daily Mail chooses to illustrate the fact that a simple DNA test can tell if you carry FTO:

The guy is obviously a doctor -- check out the labcoat -- and of course he needs to check if this particular beauty-magazine model has the gene for obesity.

Thanks to herbert.


digg this
posted by Ace at 05:09 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
A dude in MI: "Feeling a little blue this morning, eh?  CHEE ..."

Duncan MacKochinar: "Brennan reacts out of pure emotion.  DJT gets ..."

TheQuietMan: "Russian spy offered sex for access and was praised ..."

sock_rat_eez - they are gaslighting us 24/365[/i][/u][/b][/s]: "Gem, I don't think I've ever seen one ... some adv ..."

Mary Poppins' Practically Perfect Piercing: "[I]Jeez, who let Occasional-Cortex into the room ( ..."

Vic We Have No Party: "[i]Trump says he has no confidence in Clapper, Bre ..."

TCDD, hooting hollerin, etc.: "Top 20, and hope no one is too hungover from their ..."

Lady Kristol in his motorized canoe : "I have a sore butt this morning, that damned Rick ..."

TheQuietMan: "FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday defende ..."

Hikaru: "I was about to eat breakfast, but not after having ..."

Mr Aspirin Factory: "Lefties have guns, too. They're also banking on t ..."

NALNAMSAM - not as lean, not as mean, but still a Marine: "Well watta ya know. My foist first ever. It's gonn ..."

Recent Entries
Search


Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64