Seven Days in Life

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


farmsMillions of Chinese farmers reap benefits of huge crop experiment
Decade-long study involving 21 million smallholders shows how evidence-based approaches could improve food security. Find source



brazilPolice probe of Brazilian marijuana researcher sparks protests
Researchers are concerned about potential restrictions to academic freedom. Find source



stressIs your stress changing my brain?
Scientists have discovered that stress transmitted from others can change the brain in the same way as a real stress does. Find source


human gene plantNew method to improve crops
Researchers have developed a new way to breed plants with better traits. By introducing a human protein into the model plant species Arabidopsis thaliana. Find source


sleeppigCan't sleep? Could be down to genetics
Large study confirms that insomnia is hereditary. Researchers have identified specific genes that may trigger the development of sleep problems. Find source

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