Seven Days in Life

25 -31 March 2019


babyPortugal baby born to woman brain dead for three months
A funeral is being held for a 26-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday despite being brain dead since December. Find source



cellsEngineering cellular function without living cells
Scientists have come up with a systematic method for studying and even predicting gene expression – without using cells. Find source

no painWoman with novel gene mutation lives almost pain-free
A woman in Scotland can feel virtually no pain due to a mutation in a previously-unidentified gene, according to a research article.  Find source

AIArtificial intelligence can predict premature death, study finds
Computers which are capable of teaching themselves to predict premature death could greatly improve preventative healthcare in the future, a new study suggests.  Find source

lifeDiscovery of life-extension pathway in worms demonstrates new way to study aging
An enzyme-blocking molecule can extend the lifespan of Caenorhabditis elegans roundworms by as much as 45 percent, according to a new study. 
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