Seven Days in Life

10 – 16 June 2019


chinadna2China announces hefty fines for unauthorized collection of DNA
China this week announced a new law restricting the collection and use of genetic resources from people in the country. Find source



microbiomeGut microbes eat our medication
Researchers have discovered one of the first concrete examples of how the microbiome can interfere with a drug's intended path through the body.  Find source

vaccine-safetyBreaking the code: How is a mother's immunity transferred to her baby?
A study has determined how a pregnant woman's vaccine-induced immunity is transferred to her child.  Find source

geneScientists discover gene that could help us grow crops
Plant scientists have discovered a gene that they hope can be used to widen a nutrient trafficking bottleneck and potentially increase crop yields. Find source


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