Seven Days in Life

20 – 26 November 2017  Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (20 - 26 November 2017)


hungaryHungary rewards highly cited scientists with bonus grants
Some top researchers prosper in Hungary as country tries to improve its international standing in science. Find source



Logo-01US court issues injunction against OMICS to stop “deceptive practices”
A US government agency has won an initial court ruling against OMICS, which the government says will help stop the academic publisher’s deceptive business.  Find source



GettyImages-151033205webAI-controlled brain implants for mood disorders tested in people
Researchers funded by the US military are developing appliances to record neural activity and automatically stimulate the brain to treat mental illness. Find source


roboBiorobot made that can swim through body
Scientists have manipulated biohybrid robot, a microscopic plant and food supplement, to travel through people in response to magnetic signals. Find source


birdiSeeds coated in a common pesticide might affect birds’ migration
Pesticides that kill insects can also have short-term effects on seed-eating birds. Ingesting even small amounts of imidacloprid, a common neonicotinoid pesticide, can disorient migratory white-crowned sparrows, researchers report. Find source

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