Seven Days in Life

09 – 15 April 2018Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (09 - 15 April 2018)


march for sciencesThe March for Science is back
Researchers in the United States, India and Mexico are protesting in advance of major elections. Find source



genesGenes behind deadly heart condition found, scientists say
Scientists say they have identified genes that cause a deadly heart condition that can only be cured by transplants of the heart or lungs. Find source

antibodyScientists find a new form of immunity
Scientists have revealed how a population of 'bad' antibodies in the immune system — which are usually 'silenced' because they can harm the body — can provide crucial protection against invading microbes. Find source


smart foneDigital addiction increases loneliness, anxiety and depression
A study of 135 SF State University students found that the heaviest smartphone users were the most depressed, anxious and lonely. Find source

nightNight owls have higher risk of dying sooner
Night owls — people who prefer to stay up late and sleep late — have 10 percent higher risk of dying sooner than larks, people who go to bed early and rise early, reports a new study. Find source


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