Seven Days in Life

08 – 14 July 2019


art neuResearchers grow active mini-brain-networks
Cerebral organoids are artificially grown, 3D tissue cultures that resemble the human brain.  Find source



cerealsGenetic 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 the future of food security.  Find source

sugaryAre sugary drinks causing cancer?
Sugary drinks – including fruit juice and fizzy pop – may increase the risk of cancer, French scientists say.  Find source

dementiaDementia risk linked to healthy lifestyle
Nearly everyone can lower their risk of dementia, even if it runs in the family, by living a healthy lifestyle, research suggests.  Find source

flyInsects feel persistent pain after injury, evidence suggests
New research provides compelling evidence suggesting that insects also experience chronic pain that lasts long after an initial injury has healed.  Find source

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