Seven Days in Life

05 – 11 June 2017Advancements in Life Sciences' Seven Days in Life (05 - 11 June 2017)


humanOldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story
Idea that modern humans evolved in East Africa 200,000 years ago challenged by extraordinary discovery of 300,000-year-old remains in Moroccan mine. 
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softwareNew software tool could help doctors diagnose genetic diseases
An open-source software tool called Mendel,MD could help doctors analyze patients' genetic data in order to diagnose diseases caused by mutations.
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brainHow the brain recognizes what the eye sees?
New work outlining the brain's visual process could improve self-driving cars and point to therapies for sensory impairment, suggest investigators. 
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lifeCould removal of aging cells extend human life?
A research team has confirmed that targeting SnCs could treat age-related degenerative joint disease. 
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reading mindGenes influence ability to read a person's mind from their eyes
Our DNA influences our ability to read a person's thoughts and emotions from looking at their eyes, suggests a new study. 
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