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Dagga use correlates to lower weight gain: research

Michigan State University researchers have found that smoking dagga correlates to lower, not higher weight gain. Advertisements

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Tel Aviv scientists 3D print a heart made of patient’s own cells

Scientists from the University of Tel Aviv have just managed to use a 3D printer to build an engineered heart made of a patient’s own cells and biological materials.

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Researchers find screen time doesn’t impact teen mental health

Research on more than 17,000 teens has found little evidence of a relationship between screen time and adolescent well-being. You can see the research online.

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Scientists put together a computer generated genome

Scientists at ETH Zurich have developed the world’s first computer generated genome. While the genome had been physically produced in the form of a big DNA molecule, the organism doesn’t exist yet. The genome was based on Caulobacter ethensisĀ as a base. This bacteria doesn’t cause diseases and is used as a model organism for studying […]

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Big societies make big gods: research

New research published in the journal Nature has found that big societies precede “big gods”, or gods which care about how moral you are.

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Second person appears to be cured of AIDS

According to the New York Times a second person appears to have been cured of HIV AIDS after a bone marrow transplant from someone who had a rare genetic mutation that kept the virus from easily fusing with their CD4 cells.

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Antibiotic resistance found in microbes in Svalbard soil

Researchers have found that microbes from the thawing soil of Svalbard have anti-biotic resistant genes, according to research they published in the journal Environment International.

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Autralopithecus sediba status as a species confirmed

According to the University of the Witwatersrand, three new papers have confirmed that autralopithecus sediba was in fact a distinct species. All three papers have been published in the open access journal PaleoAnthropology, along with an introduction focusing on sediba. The fossils were first found in the Cradle of Humankind in August of 2008. At […]

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Men disadvantaged over women in the first world? Looking at that study

According to the Metro UK, a new study has found that men are actually disadvantaged in comparison to women in the first world. You can read the actual study on PloS One. The Metro reported that the study’s authors claimed that previous research had focused on women’s issues, and thus produced biased results. Instead this […]

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Air pollution reduces productivity: Study

According to research by economists at the National University of Singapore air pollution reduces worker productivity. The team spent over a year getting information from China’s factories – interviewing managers in a dozen firms over four provinces. Finally they managed to get access to data from two textile mills, one in Henan and another in […]

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