Seven Days in Life

11 – 17 June 2018


NINTCHDBPICT000000632162WHO: Gaming addiction 'a mental health condition'
Gaming addiction has been listed as a mental health condition for the first time by the World Health Organization. Find source




cancerCancer researchers target the dormant cells that seed tumours
Different approach to treatment zeroes in on the silent cells that break off of tumours — and aims to keep them asleep. Find source

180614213729_1_900x600Non-coding DNA changes the genitals you're born with
Male mice grow ovaries instead of testes if they are missing a small region of DNA that doesn't contain any genes — a finding that could help explain disorders of sex development in humans, at least half of which have an unknown genetic cause. Find source

180614213814_1_900x600Microbe breaks 'universal' DNA rule by using two different translations
This unexpected finding breaks what was thought to be a universal rule, since the proteins from this yeast cannot be fully predicted from the DNA sequence. Find source


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