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Thirty Days in Life

05 August – 05 September 2019

happening
 

veganVegans and vegetarians may have higher stroke risk
People who eat vegan and vegetarian diets have a lower risk of heart disease and a higher risk of stroke, a major study suggests.
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werewolfBabies develop 'werewolf syndrome’ after medicine mix-up in Spain
At least 17 children developed so-called “werewolf syndrome” after a major medicine mix-up, Spain’s health ministry has said. Find source


lefthandedLeft-handed DNA found – and it changes brain structure
Scientists have found the first genetic instructions hardwired into human DNA that are linked to being left-handed. Find source

 

Research
 

gay geneNo ‘gay gene’: Massive study homes in on genetic basis of human sexuality
Nearly half a million genomes reveal five DNA markers associated with sexual behaviour — but none with the power to predict the sexuality of an individual.  Find source


crisprRevolutionizing the CRISPR method
Researchers have refined the famous CRISPR-Cas method. Now, for the very first time, it is possible to modify dozens of genes in a cell simultaneously.  Find source


cell differentiationScientists uncover the intricacies of the 'on/off switch' that creates cell differentiation
Scientists have discovered how cells become different from each other during embryogenesis, a finding for better understanding birth defects. Find source


ccfDNACell-free DNA detects pathogens and quantifies damage
A new study presents a technique to identify viruses and bacteria in the human body and quantify injuries to organs by using dead fragments of DNA. Find source

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