Seven Days in Life

05 – 11 November 2018


reproducibilty'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates
There has been a remarkable global decline in the number of children women are having, say researchers. Find source

scratchHow biologists are creating life-like cells from scratch
Built from the bottom up, synthetic cells and other creations are starting to come together and could soon test the boundaries of life. Find source



pesticideLeading researchers call for a ban on widely used insecticides
Public health experts have found there is sufficient evidence that prenatal exposure to widely used insecticides known as organophosphates puts children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. Find source

plantResearchers generate plants with enhanced drought resistance without penalizing growth
A team has obtained plants with increased drought resistance.The study is among the first to find a strategy to increase plant hydric stress resistance without affecting overall plant growth. Find source

thoughtNavigating our thoughts: Fundamental principles of thinking
Humans think using their brain's navigation system: Researchers combine individual threads of evidence to form a theory of human.  Find source

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