Seven Days in Life

28 May – 03 June 2018


bcancer'Remarkable' therapy beats terminal breast cancer
The life of a woman with terminal breast cancer has been saved by a pioneering new therapy, say US researchers. Find source



British scienceAfter Brexit, can British science have its cake and eat it, too?
The United Kingdom wants a part in European science programmes after Brexit, but the European Union could put a high price on it. Find source



stem cell‘Reprogrammed’ stem cells approved to mend human hearts for the first time
The latest clinical use of induced pluripotent stem cells excites researchers, but some fear the therapy will be rushed to market. Find source

cockSynthetic nerve flexes a cockroach’s muscle
Electronic system recreates an advanced sense of touch.An artificial nerve can sense pressure changes and activate the muscles of a cockroach. Artificial nerves that have an animal’s sophisticated sense of touch could advance the capabilities of prosthetics. Find source

chocolateDark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation
Data represent first human trials examining the impact of dark chocolate consumption on cognition and other brain functions. Findings from two new studies show dark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity and mood. Find source


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