Jeremy Goldman has received $227,000 for a three-year project from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute for, “Mechanical Stretch and Vein Graft Intimal Hyperplasia.”
The couch potato lifestyle may appeal to the sedentary beast in all of us, but it can be a major cause of osteoporosis. For black bears, however, it’s a different story. Seth Donahue’s research has shown that their bones remain strong year round, despite snoozing away for months in hibernation.
Journal article : Journal of Experimental Biology