Seven Days in Life

08 – 14 April 2019


threebby‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece
Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman's infertility. Find source

impact fa‘Impact factors are still widely used in academic evaluations
Survey finds that 40% of research-intensive universities mention the controversial metric in review documents despite efforts to dampen its influence. Find source

humanUnknown human relative discovered in Philippine cave
Bone fragments reveal a short-statured species — which researchers have named Homo luzonensis — that lived more than 50,000 years ago. Find source


astroAstronaut twins study spots subtle genetic changes caused by space travel
Some initial effects of long-term spaceflight ebbed in the months after astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth. Find source

smilingPsychologists find smiling really can make people happier
Smiling really can make people feel happier, according to a new study testing more than 11,000 participants which found that facial expressions impact our feelings. Find source


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