Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2014, there were over 600 million people classified as obese, making up 13% of the global population. Researchers have long known that humans produce at least two types of fat tissue, white and brown. Each white fat cell stores energy in the form of a single large, oily droplet which is otherwise relatively inert. In contrast, … Continue reading Researchers stimulate brown-fat in animals to improve weight-management and glucose control.