Seven Days in Life

this weekThis week was quite interesting for scientists in life sciences research. Ranging from the birth of a healthy offspring of cloned camel to discovery of factors that help in stopping the aging process, this week was quite amazing.
This time, this segment features remarkable events happened during 06 April-12 April 2015. We selected items in 5 categories including Research; History; Controversies and Latest happenings in the field of life sciences. 

06-April-2015 to 12-April-2015



why scientistScientists Chatter on Twitter
Biologists, physicists, geologists, and other scientists are expressing their inner voice for being a scientist on twitter by using hashtag #IAmAScientistBecause. They seem quite happy about it and quite witty as well. Find source

cloned camelCloned Animals – Next Generation
"Injaz", a cloned camel, got successfuly pregnant at Dubai Reproductive Biotechnology Centre. She was produced through ovarian cells from her mother back in 2009 and now having her own naturaly. Find source 



microbial resistanceNRRCE Issues Their 2015 Update on Microbial Resistance
Microbial Resistance is now getting a consistant spotlight. This time UK alarms patients and physicians over the excessive use of antibiotics which is about to get resisted by microbial pathogens. This might cost a toll of 80,000 lives around the globe. Find source



lynen_postcardFeodor Lynen
Dr. Lyen was born on 6 April 1911. He won noble prize in Biochemistry, Metabolism and Physiology 1964 as in recognition of his discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of cholestrol and fatty acid metabolism. Find source


fountain of youthFountain of Youth Discovered
Cancer researchers at University of Toronto have found "fountain of youth" and guess what it is not in Florida but near the mammary glands of a geneticaly modified mice. Find source

bioplasticWell! Garbage is Not Garbage Anymore
Research for biodegradable polymers has taken another swing. Two German institutes Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research and the Leibnitz Institute of Agriculture Research have joined hands to develop the techniques for producing polymers from unusual sources like old bread. Find source

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