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29 January – 04 February 2018Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (29 January - 04 February 2018)


d41586-018-01512-5_15433582Kid co-authors in South Korea spur government probe
Researchers sought to boost their children’s chances in university admissions. Find source



khp9zjwxczyvztppaqfcBrain shows signs of Self-Criticism minutes after death
Scientists have observed neural activity in the parts of the limbic system where phenomena such as low confidence, inner ridicule, and crippling doubt are believed to originate. Find source



Brenda FitzgeraldCDC director resigns after report on tobacco stock purchase
Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the U.S CDC, resigns abruptly. She stepped down on the heels of a report from Politico that she had purchased stock in a large tobacco company.  Find source



cancerCancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumors in mice
Injecting minute amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid tumors in mice can eliminate all traces of cancer in animals, including distant, untreated metastases, according to a new study. Find source


parkinsonAdministration of two proteins shown to counteract neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease
A combination therapy made up of two neurotrophic factors has been shown to reduce the degenerative effects of Parkinson’s disease, report researchers from the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country. Find source

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