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07 - 13 January 2019   Super-gonorrhoea spread causes 'deep concern' Two women in the UK have been infected with super-gonorrhoea, sparking deep concern from sexual health doctors.  Find source     Cheap common drugs may help mental illness Cheap and widely used drugs for diabetes and heart health have potential for treating severe mental illness, a …

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2019

31 December 2018 - 06 January 2019   What’s coming up in 2019? People are forecasting  areas of research and policy likely to make news this year.  Find source     Genetic data on half a million Brits reveal ongoing evolution and Neanderthal legacy Among participants in the UK Biobank are people whose Neanderthal DNA predisposes them …

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24 – 30 December 2018   Unravelling mystery of how, when DNA replicates A team of Florida State University researchers has unlocked a decades-old mystery about how a critical cellular process is regulated and what that could mean for the future study of genetics. Find source Scientists synthesize molecule capable of eliminating hepatitis C virus The …

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17 – 23 December 2018   Egypt and Pakistan had highest rise in research output in 2018 Global production of scientific papers hit an all-time high this year, estimates show, with emerging economies rising fastest. Find source Ten people who mattered this year Nature megazine has assembled and published a list of top 10 researchers and …

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2018

10 – 16 December 2018   The best science images of the year: 2018 in pictures The year brought advances in cloning and imaging — and a bleak reminder of the fragility of some of Earth’s rarest species. Find source China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct Offending researchers could face restrictions on jobs, loans and …

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03 – 09 December 2018   First baby born after deceased womb transplant A healthy baby girl has been born using a womb transplanted from a dead person. Find source   Most adults living unhealthy lifestyles The overwhelming majority of adults are so unhealthy they put their lives at risk, a survey suggests. Find source   The …

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26 November – 02 December 2018   'Gene-edited babies': China halts work of He Jiankui China has halted the work of the scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies, and says it will investigate. Find source Ebola outbreak in DR Congo now second worst in history The UN's global health body …

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19 – 25 November 2018   New drug discovery could halt spread of brain cancer A team of researchers may have found a solution to stopping the spread of glioblastoma with a new drug and cancer treatment method. Find source     Brain-computer interface enables people with paralysis to control tablet devices Three clinical trial participants …

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August Issue; Vol 6(1)

We are thrilled to annouce that volume 6 is now published. For readers, this time we have included multidisciplinary articles exploring asthma genetics in Pakistan; discovering target genes for miRNAs in Merkel Cell Polyoma Virus; studying impact of IL28B gene variants in HBV patients; molecular typing of Methicillin Resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by two different …

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12 – 18 November 2018   Ban on ‘gene drives’ is back on the UN’s agenda — worrying scientists Research is moving fast on the divisive genetic technology, which could help to eradicate diseases but also risks altering ecosystems in unpredictable ways. Find source Fat-clogged cells explain why obesity can cause cancer A new discovery could …

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