Seven Days in Life

15 – 21 April 2019


brainPig brains partially revived four hours after death
Revival of disembodied organs raises slew of ethical and legal questions about the nature of death and consciousness. Find source



3D-printed heartResearchers 3D-print heart from human patient’s cells
Researchers have 3D-printed a heart using a patient’s cells, providing hope that the technique could be used to heal hearts or engineer new ones for transplants. Find source

compA biosynthetic dual-core cell computer
Researchers have integrated two CRISPR-Cas9-based core processors into human cells. This represents a huge step towards creating powerful biocomputers. Find source


sleepSleep myths 'damaging your health'
Widely held myths about sleep are damaging our health and our mood, as well as shortening our lives, say researchers. Find source

plantScientists crack the code to regenerate plant tissues
A group of scientists have discovered a new way to regenerate flowering plant tissues, opening possibilities of mitigating global food shortage problem. Find source


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