Seven Days in Life

31 December 2018 - 06 January 2019


2019What’s coming up in 2019?
People are forecasting  areas of research and policy likely to make news this year.  Find source



genetic dataGenetic data on half a million Brits reveal ongoing evolution and Neanderthal legacy
Among participants in the UK Biobank are people whose Neanderthal DNA predisposes them to traits such as propensity to sunburn, staying up late, depression, smoking, and feeling lonely.  Find source


mrnaEngineers create an inhalable form of messenger RNA
Patients with lung disease could find relief by breathing in messenger RNA molecules, a new research says. Find source


photoScientists engineer shortcut for photosynthetic glitch, boost crop growth 40%
Researchers report that crops engineered with a photorespiratory shortcut are 40 percent more productive in real-world agronomic conditions. Find source

computerComputers can be a real pain in the neck
A new study shows how jutting the head forward to read more closely compresses the neck and leads to neck and shoulder problems. Find source

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