Seven Days in Life

14 - 20 January 2019


_105186019_moonseedChina's Moon mission sees first cotton seeds sprout
Seeds taken up to the Moon by China's Chang'e-4 mission have sprouted and died, says China National Space Administration.  Find source


jamesDNA pioneer James Watson loses honours over race remarks
Nobel laureate Dr Watson has been stripped of the last of his honorary titles after he repeated a belief that blacks were intellectually inferior to whites.
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mito-banner-xMitochondrial DNA can be inherited from fathers, not just mothers
A tenet of biology is that mitochondria are inherited only from mothers. A provocative study suggests that fathers also occasionally contribute.  Find source


happyThe 17 different ways your face conveys happiness
Humans have more universal ways of expressing happiness than any other emotion, study finds. Find source


ledEngineered light to improve health, food
Intentionally controlled light can help regulate human health and productivity by eliciting various hormonal responses, study reports. Find source

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