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08 – 14 July 2019   Researchers grow active mini-brain-networks Cerebral organoids are artificially grown, 3D tissue cultures that resemble the human brain.  Find source     Genetic breakthrough in cereal crops could help improve yields worldwide Scientists has achieved a breakthrough in the genetics of senescence in cereal crops with the potential to dramatically impact …

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01 – 07 July 2019   'Rewiring nerves' reverses hand and arm paralysis Nerves inside paralysed people's bodies have been "rewired" to give movement to their arms and hands, say Australian surgeons. Find source     Super-resolution microscopy illuminates associations between chromosomes Thanks to super-resolution microscopy, scientists have now been able to unambiguously identify physical associations …

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24 – 30 June 2019   Hopes raised of cervical cancer eradication The success of the HPV vaccination offers hope of one day eradicating cervical cancer, say scientists who carried out a major review of evidence. Find source     Sleep duration, variation impact weight loss According to a study, a high sleep variability and sleeping little, …

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17 - 23 June 2019   'Living drug' offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients NHS patients have for the first time been given a pioneering treatment that genetically reprogrammes their immune system to fight cancer. Find source     Long working hours 'linked to stroke risk' Working long hours is linked to an increased risk of …

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10 – 16 June 2019   China 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     Gut microbes eat our medication Researchers have discovered one of the first concrete examples of how the …

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27 May – 09 June 2019   Japanese hospital uncovers flood of research ethics violations A brain and heart hospital and research centre in Japan has found 158 cases of studies being done in violation of ethics standards since 2013. Find source   Ultimate limit of human endurance found The ultimate limit of human endurance has been …

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20 – 26 May 2019   How European scientists will spend €100 billion The European Union has partially approved the shape of its next giant research-spending programme, but it faces political tensions. Find source     The devastating biological consequences of homelessness The research has drawn attention from politicians, economists and health-care providers across the country …

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New Issue Published: 6(3)

Our May issue is just published. This time we have featured multidisciplinary articles from 7 different countries covering GWAS studies; Altitude based haemoglobin levels in humans; Effect of Spirulina on type 2 diabetic women; Rabies prevalence and its relation with rising temperature; Antimicrobial activity of an Arabian plant; and first phylogenetic record of Cantharellus minor …

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New Issue Published Vol6(3)

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Advancements in Life Sciences, volume 6, issue 3 Published online: 25 May 2019 ISSN 2310-5380  IN THIS ISSUE   Review Article An Overview of Genome-Wide Association Study for Genetics Novices: A Review Hafsa Tahir, Aniqa Ejaz, Tania Mahmood, Sidra Riaz, Rashid Saif, pages 88-96         Short Communication Comparison of haemoglobin level between …

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13 – 19 May 2019   Europe abandons plans for ‘flagship’ billion-euro research projects Europe abandons plans for ‘flagship’ billion-euro research projects on study of single cells, and lab-grown organ like tissues called organoids. Find source     World’s first living organism with fully redesigned DNA created Scientists have created the world’s first living organism that …

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