Seven Days in Life

25 February – 03 March 2019


usaUniversity of California boycotts publishing giant Elsevier
The mammoth University of California (UC) announced that it will stop paying to subscribe to journals published by Elsevier, the world’s largest scientific publisher. Find source



nightNight-vision ‘super-mice’ created using light-converting nanoparticles
The particles bind to photoreceptors in the eyes and convert infrared wavelengths to visible light. Find source


yeastScientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast
Researchers modify microbe to manufacture cannabis compounds including the psychoactive chemical THC. Find source

bedMobile bedside bioprinter can heal wounds
Scientists have created such a mobile skin bioprinting system — the first of its kind — that allows bi-layered skin to be printed directly into a wound.  Find source

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