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Mysterious, Widespread Obesity Gene Found Through Diabetes Study

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Science  13 Apr 2007:
Vol. 316, Issue 5822, pp. 185
DOI: 10.1126/science.316.5822.185a

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Researchers have found the first clear-cut evidence for a common gene that helps explain why some people get fat and others stay trim, they report online in Science this week (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1141634). (Read more.)