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06 - 12 August 2018


malnutrHow bacteria can save children's lives
A ground-breaking new project in Bangladesh could help reduce the life-long health problems that come from childhood malnourishment – by focusing on the gut. Find source

silencingGene-silencing technology gets first drug approval after 20-year wait
The US Food and Drug Administration's decision breathes new life into RNA-interference therapies. Find source



monsantoMonsanto ordered to pay $289m damages in Roundup cancer trial
Chemical giant Monsanto has been ordered to pay $289m (£226m) damages to a man who claimed herbicides containing glyphosate had caused his cancer. Find source



plant hormonsHijacking hormones for plant growth
Hormones designed in the lab through a technique combining chemistry, biology, and engineering might be used to manipulate plant growth in numerous ways, according to a new study. Find source

lighhtStudy illuminates genes behind beautiful 'glow' of Bermuda fireworms
A new study looks at the genes behind an incredible, luminous seasonal mating display produced by swarms of bioluminescent marine Bermuda fireworms. Find source


emailsMere expectation of checking work email after hours harms health of workers and families
Research shows that 'flexible work boundaries' often turn into 'work without boundaries'. Find source


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