Seven Days in Life

02 – 08 July 2018


smart drugUse of ‘smart drugs’ on the rise
European nations see biggest increases in use of stimulants such as Ritalin by people seeking brain-boosting effects. Find source



contorControversial CRISPR ‘gene drives’ tested in mammals for the first time
Experiments in mice suggest that the technology has a long way to go before being used for pest control in the wild. Find source



vaccNovel HIV vaccine candidate is safe and induces immune response
New research shows that an experimental HIV-1 vaccine regimen is well-tolerated and generated comparable and robust immune responses against HIV in healthy adults and rhesus monkeys. Find source

mol strucTest tube artificial neural network recognizes 'molecular handwriting'
Scientists have developed an artificial neural network out of DNA that can recognize highly complex and noisy molecular information. Find source

spermsSperm quality improved by adding nuts to diet, study says
Eating nuts regularly could improve sperm health, a study suggests. The results of the study are being presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Barcelona. Find source


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