Seven Days in Life

22 – 28 July 2019


animalJapan approves first human-animal embryo experiments
A Japanese scientist is to receive government support to create animal embryos that contain human cells and transplant them into surrogate animals. Find source



biosolarSolar energy becomes biofuel without solar cells
Researchers have produced microorganisms that can efficiently produce the biofuel using carbon dioxide and solar energy, without needing to use solar cells.  Find source

symbiosisScientists make fundamental discovery to creating better crops
Scientists have discovered the specific gene that controls important symbiotic relationship between plants and soil fungi.  Find source

stealParasitic plants use stolen genes to make them better parasites
A new study reveals that the parasitic plant dodder has stolen a large amount of genetic material from its hosts to grow better.  Find source

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