Seven Days in Life

05 – 11 February 2018Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (05 - 11 February 2018)


turkishTurkish-American NASA scientist sentenced to 7.5 years in prison
Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American research scientist at NASA in Houston, Texas, was sentenced to 7.5 years in a Turkish prison Thursday on terrorism charges. Find source


180209112402_1_540x360Scientists create functioning kidney tissue
Scientists have successfully produced human kidney tissue within a living organism which is able to produce urine, a first for medical science. The study signifies a significant milestone in the development of treatment for kidney disease. Find source



d41586-018-01713-y_15443802Critics attack study that rewrote human arrival in Americas
Mounting scepticism challenges report that put hominins on continent more than 100,000 years earlier than most scientists accept.  Find source



skinNew malleable 'electronic skin' self-healable, recyclable
Researchers have developed a new type of malleable, self-healing and fully recyclable 'electronic skin' that has applications ranging from robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices. Find source


180208225856_1_540x360Lab-grown eggs could pave way towards new fertility treatments
Human eggs have been developed in the lab from their earliest stage to full maturity, in a study that could lead to improved fertility treatments. Find source

Previous Week