Seven Days in Life

02 – 08 October 2017 Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (02 - 08 October 2017)


nobelThe Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to three scientists "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm".
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JGRTDB-hires_16x9Uganda removes key hurdle to GM crops
Biotech researchers are celebrating the long-awaited passage of a bill this week that clears the way for large-scale field tests and commercial release of genetically modified (GM) crops. 
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si-gavelPublishers take ResearchGate to court, alleging massive copyright infringement
Scholarly publishing giants Elsevier and others have filed a lawsuit against ResearchGate, a popular academic networking site, alleging copyright infringement on a mass scale. 
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web_naturepl_01390878Controversial pesticides found in honey samples from six continents
Researchers who tested honey from nearly 200 sites worldwide found that 75% of their samples contained some level of the pesticides, according to a report published on 6 October in Science.
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fingerprinyFingerprints lack scientific basis for legal certainty
A new report says that courtroom testimony and reports stating or even implying that fingerprints collected from a crime scene belong to a single person lack scientific foundation. 
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