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06 – 12 May 2019   Intolerance and funding concern Indian scientists ahead of election Researchers are troubled by a flat budget, and a rise in extremism and pseudoscience. Find source     Methane-consuming bacteria could be the future of fuel Researchers have found that the enzyme responsible for the methane-methanol conversion in methanotrophic bacteria catalyzes …

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29 April – 05 May 2019   Scientists in Pakistan and Sri Lanka bet their futures on China Researchers are turning to China for support and collaboration as their countries take centre stage in the Belt and Road Initiative. Find source EXCLUSIVE: UK to open first ‘body farm’ for forensic research Sites that allow the study …

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22 – 28 April 2019   UAE woman Munira Abdulla wakes up after 27 years in a coma A woman from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1991 has made a seemingly miraculous recovery after emerging from a 27-year-long coma. Find source First proven malaria vaccine rolled out …

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15 – 21 April 2019   Pig brains partially revived four hours after death Revival of disembodied organs raises slew of ethical and legal questions about the nature of death and consciousness. Find source     Researchers 3D-print heart from human patient’s cells Researchers have 3D-printed a heart using a patient’s cells, providing hope that the …

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08 – 14 April 2019   ‘Three-person’ baby boy born in Greece Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they have produced a baby from three people in order to overcome a woman's infertility. Find source ‘Impact factors are still widely used in academic evaluations Survey finds that 40% of research-intensive universities mention the controversial metric …

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01 – 07 April 2019   Sydney Brenner: Molecular biology pioneer dies The South African of Lithuanian descent made many pioneering discoveries in the field of molecular and developmental biology, winning a Nobel Prize in 2002. Find source   Globally, one in five deaths are associated with poor diet The study estimates that one in five …

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25 -31 March 2019   Portugal baby born to woman brain dead for three months A funeral is being held for a 26-year-old woman who gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday despite being brain dead since December. Find source     Engineering cellular function without living cells Scientists have come up with a systematic …

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18 – 24 March 2019   Fathers-to-be: Smoking could harm your baby Fathers-to-be who smoke may increase the risk of congenital heart defects in their offspring, according to a new study.  Find source With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight A gene for green opsin delivered via virus gave blind mice enough sight to discern …

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11 – 17 March 2019   Pakistan to internationalize its research publishing and higher education sector A high level delegate visited Pakistan during an event to interact with national universities and research journals. Pakistan topped in research out put among developing countries during 2018. Find source   Thousands of scientists are backing the kids striking for …

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04 – 10 March 2019   Sewage reveals levels of antimicrobial resistance worldwide Sewage can reveal the occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria among healthy populations, an international study shows. Find source Gene identified that increases risk of antibiotic reaction Researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk for a severe and potentially life-threatening reaction to vancomycin. Find …

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