Seven Days in Life

collage"Seven Days in Life" is new chapter started at "Advancements in Life Sciences" for highlighting major advancements occurred in every week. This time, this segment features remarkable events happened during 29 March-5 April 2015. We selected items in 5 categories including Research; Fundings; History; Controversies and Latest happenings in the field of life sciences. Get complete insight  




29-March-2015 to 5-April-2015



6830393029_be719cb925_oFighting Gram Negatives
The therapy of infectious diseases is now under severe threat. There has been an explosion of resistance to antibiotics, whereby our entire arsenal of antibiotics is gradually losing effectiveness. Diverse research joined hands to find the innovative strategies. Find source



stem cellStem Cell Research
UK politicians signals green light over the use of embryonic stem cell for a more transparent research. This will be of great impact as UK is one of the biggest hub for molecular and stem cell research. The implication are tought to be wider. Find source




funding 1 Saving Species
Monsanto on the run to save monarch butterflies with a huge sum of 4$ million. Monarch butterflies are said be getting extinict due to rampant use of crop pesticides. Find source


Emphasis on Greener Energy in Pakistan
LCCI urges govt to focus on establishing greener energy sources. Flexible fuel vehicals with biodiseal as major constituent of fuel tank is getting advocated in Pakistan which could lead the shift of a bigger chunk of govt funding in biotechnology energy sector. Find source



HistoryJoseph E. Murray
Dr. Murray was born on 1st April 1919. He won noble prize in Physiology and Medicine 1990 as in recognition of his work on organ and cell transplantation in the treament of human diseases. His major field of research was transplantation immunology. He   died on 26 November 2012. Find source


ebolaFirst Vaccine Against Ebola is Ready
Canadian scientists have successfuly prepared a vaccine against deadly virus Ebola. The vaccine is called rVSV-ZEBOV and was created at the National Microbiology Laboratory, Canada. This virus has taken life of more than 10462 people in Africa. Find soucre

flowersFull moon makes plants to shed pollen
Well! it is never heard before that plants uses moon light to spread their polan other wind or insects. It is now proven that gymnosperm Ephedra is intimidated by full moon in it's reproduction cycle. Find source

cancerCancer Evolves
A new study showed that when it comes to evolution, cancers are no different. They evolve and adopt. Tumor cells showed dramatic genetic diversity in Acute myeloid leukemia (AML). This aspect could lead to brand new aspects in 
cancer diagonsis and therapy. Find source