Seven Days in Life

01 – 07 April 2019


benerSydney Brenner: Molecular biology pioneer dies
The South African of Lithuanian descent made many pioneering discoveries in the field of molecular and developmental biology, winning a Nobel Prize in 2002. Find source


poor dietGlobally, one in five deaths are associated with poor diet
The study estimates that one in five deaths globally — equivalent to 11 million deaths — are associated with poor diet. Find source

povertyPoverty leaves a mark on our genes
In this study, researchers found evidence that poverty can become embedded across wide swaths of the genome.   Find source

nanoNanomaterials give plants 'super' abilities
Scientists report the development of plants that can make nanomaterials called metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) with wider applications.  Find source

naturalJust 20 minutes of contact with nature will lower stress hormone levels, reveals new study
Taking at least 20 minutes out of your day to stroll in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels.
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