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12 - 18 February 2018   USA cuts funding to major science agencies including NIH and NSF US president makes last-minute decision to abandon proposal for major cuts to National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation and Department of Energy’s science office. Find source   New stem-cell based stroke treatment repairs damaged brain tissue Researchers have developed …

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05 – 11 February 2018   Turkish-American NASA scientist sentenced to 7.5 years in prison Serkan Golge, a Turkish-American research scientist at NASA in Houston, Texas, was sentenced to 7.5 years in a Turkish prison Thursday on terrorism charges. Find source   Scientists create functioning kidney tissue Scientists have successfully produced human kidney tissue within a …

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29 January – 04 February 2018   Kid co-authors in South Korea spur government probe Researchers sought to boost their children’s chances in university admissions. Find source     Brain shows signs of Self-Criticism minutes after death Scientists have observed neural activity in the parts of the limbic system where phenomena such as low confidence, inner ridicule, …

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22 – 28 January 2018   First monkey clones created in Chinese laboratory Two monkeys have been cloned using the technique that produced Dolly the sheep. The animals may be useful for studying cancers and immune disorders. Find source   Anti-Darwin comments in India outrage scientists Researchers and government officials have condemned the statements of a …

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15 - 21 January 2018   Science in limbo as US government shuts down Scientists in US are bracing for impact after lawmakers in Congress failed to agree on a plan to fund the government, triggering its indefinite shutdown. Find source   China declared world’s largest producer of scientific articles China has overtaken US in terms of …

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09 – 14 January 2018   How to see a memory? Every memory leaves its own imprint in the brain, and researchers are starting to work out what one looks like. Find source   Scientists created tuning kit for genetic circuits Input and output levels of genetic circuits in gene promoter library allows to perform tasks …

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01 – 07 January 2018   Germany vs Elsevier: universities win Scientists in Germany can still read journals even though institutions there have not renewed their subscriptions. Find source     Deep learning sharpens views of cells and genes Google’s computers glean clues from the arrangement of blood vessels to predict whether someone is at risk …

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25 – 31 December 2017   Shapeshifting tissue folds into coils & ripples Tissues harnessed with programming to create shapes out of living tissues by folding up into variety of programmed tissues. Find source   Energy conversion of fats by microneedle patch New approach to reduce bulging tummy fats via a micro-needle patch,with drugs that turn …

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18 - 24 December 2017   Baby born from embryo frozen 24 years ago  The longest known frozen human embryo to result in a successful birth was born last month in Tennessee.The embryo is just a year younger than the mother who birthed her. Find source   Peak risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs at Christmas Warning …

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11 – 17 December 2017   Ebola survivors still immune to virus after 40 years Survivors of the world’s first known Ebola outbreak have immunity to the virus 40 years after they were infected, scientists have found. Find source   Keep cell phones away from body, California Health Department warns The California Department of Public Health …

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