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Blood from human babies makes brains of elderly mice young again

Edelmann/SciencePhotoLibraryByAliceKleinDoyoufeellikeyourbrainisgettingsluggishwithage?Aproteinfoundinumbilicalcordbloodmayhelprestoreitsyouthfulvigor.Researchershavepreviouslyfoundthatbloodfromhu

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Fast CRISPR test easily detects Zika and antibiotic resistance

JamesCavallini/SCIENCEPHOTOLIBRARYBySamWongCRISPRhasanothertrickupitssleeve.Thesystemthatsparkedarevolutioningeneeditingcanalsobeusedinfastandcheaptestsforpathogens.AtoolbasedonCRISPRhasbeenshowntodet

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Your true self: When the self breaks

PurviJoshi/GettyByAnilAnanthaswamyandGrahamLawtonManypeopleexperiencebriefepisodesofdetachment

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Should you worry about heavy phone use causing cancer?

RichardBoll/GettyByMichaelLePageDomobilephonesincreasetheriskofcancer?AnItaliancourthasruledthatheavycellphoneusagecausedaman’sbenigntumour

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Meta-analysis muddle: reviews of evidence are too often flawed

SaulGravy/IkonImages/GettySounddecisionsshouldlookatallthescientificevidence

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23andMe DNA test for Alzheimer’s risk approved for sale in US

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Injecting virus into brain may relieve Parkinson’s symptoms

GJLP/SciencePhotoLibraryByAndyCoghlanUsingavirustoreprogramcellsinthebraincouldbearadicalwaytotreatParkinson’sdisease.PeoplewithParkinson’shavedifficultycontrollingtheirmovementsduetothedeathofneurons

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4D printing makes objects that assemble themselves when heated

Dingetal.Sci.Adv.2017;3:e1602890ByAliceKleinAnew4D-printingtechniquethatcreatescomplexstructuresinminutescouldbeusedtomaketemperature-activatedcardiacstents

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Zika mosquito is spreading worldwide but WHO wants to stop it

PiusUtomiEkpei/AFP/GettyByAndyCoghlanMosquitoesbeware.TheWorldHealthOrganizationispreparingaglobal“vectorcontrol”plantotrackthemovementsofdisease-spreadingorganismsworldwide.“Theideaistopreventoutbrea

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Our ability to think in a random way peaks at 25 then declines

AdrianBrown/BloombergviaGettyByTimothyRevellIt’ssurprisinglydifficulttocomeupwithatrulyrandomsequenceofnumbersoritems.Doingsorequirescognitiveskillssuchasmemoryandattention

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Mutation in clock gene explains why some night owls stay up late

DuKai/GettyByNewScientiststaffandPressAssociationAgenevariantmayexplainwhysomepeopleprefertostayuplateandhateearlymornings.ThevariantisamutatedformoftheCRY1gene

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Gluten allergy in coeliac disease may be provoked by virus

AlexWebb/MagnumByAndyCoghlanInfectionwithacommon

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Google’s new project will gather health data from 10,000 people

VerilyProjectBaselineByJessicaHamzelouGoogleprobablyalreadyknowsplentyaboutyou–andthecompanylookssettolearnawholelotmore.Lastweek

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In sync: How to take control of your many body clocks

JonnyWanByCatherinedeLangeGERDAPOT’Sgrandmotherwasasticklerfortimekeeping.“Shealwayshadbreakfastatthesametime

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Virtual syringe lets surgeons practise piercing skin and muscle

FundamentalVRByChrisBaraniukAsmysyringepressesagainsttheskinandmusclesurroundingapatient’skneejoint

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More than 8 million people in the US have mental health problems

RadiusImages/GettyByChelseaWhyteAmericansareexperiencingseriouspsychologicaldistressinhighernumbersthaneverbefore.Morethan8millionadultsintheUSbetweentheages18and64havementalhealthissues–that’s3.4perc

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Start-up uses biometrics to tailor music for good night’s sleep

StefanHoederath/Redferns/GettyByNicoleKobieAbabyfallingbacktosleepat2amtoagentlelullabymayconvinceitsparentsthatmusiccaninducesleep

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Living with a superbug: My next infection could be my last

EmilyMorrisByTiffanyO’CallaghanWhendidyoufirstlearnyouhadanantibiotic-resistantinfection?Ihavehadkidneyreflux

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Zika outbreak may have led to fewer births in Rio de Janeiro

RicardoFunari/BrazilPhotos/LightRocketviaGettyByChrisBaraniukTheSouthAmericanZikaoutbreakmayhavepromptedadropinthenumberoflivebirthsinRiodeJaneiroinlate2016.ButsomeresearchersbelieveBrazilianwomenavoi

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Machine learning shows exactly when to zap brain to boost memory

ZEPHYR/SciencePhotoLibraryByLefterisApostolakisStrugglingtoremembersomething?Anelectricaljoltdeepinthebrainmighthelp–ifitisgivenattherighttime.Todiscovertheeffectofelectricalstimulationonmemory

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Unprotected sex may disrupt the microbiome in vagina

Deux/Corbis/gettyByJessicaHamzelouHavingsexwithamalepartnercandisruptthebalanceofbacteriainthevagina–whichmightputwomenatriskofinfections.Thebacterialcommunitiesofhealthyvaginastendtobedominatedbyonet

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Lyme disease is set to explode and we still don’t have a vaccine

MikePeres/CustomMedicalStockPhoto/SPLByChelseaWhyteBYTHEtimehehadfinishedhiswalkthroughthewoodsinNewYorkstate

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How pregnancy could affect an elite athlete like Serena Williams

EllaLing/BPI/REX/ShutterstockByJessicaHamzelouYesterday

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Psychedelic drug ayahuasca improves hard-to-treat depression

EitanAbramovich/AFP/GettyImagesByAndyCoghlanIttastesfoulandmakespeoplevomit.Butayahuasca

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Arkansas should halt execution spree and let its drugs expire

ReutersAnunprecedentedscheduledexecutionspreehasbegunthisweekinArkansas.Thestateinitiallyaimedtocarryoutthedeathsentenceoneightpeoplein11daysbeforeitsstockpileofoneofthethreedrugsusedforlethalinjectio

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First cloned human embryo created from skin cell

ByAndyCoghlanAclonedhumanembryohasbeenproducedforthefirsttimefromaskincell

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A Wii warm-up hones surgical skills

ByMichaelReillyYOUmightthinkitabadideafortraineesurgeonstoplaygamesontheNintendoWiiwhentheyshouldbestudying

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How traffic pollution damages the heart

ByAndyCoghlanLivingclosetoabusyroadcandamageyourheart–andnowwe’reclosertounderstandingwhy.Previousstudieshadsuggestedthatpeoplelivinginpollutedareasaremoreatriskofheartdisease.Forexample,

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First results from young blood Alzheimer’s trial are criticised

GettyBySallyAdeeThelong-awaitedresultsofatrialinvolvingtheinjectionofbloodfromyoungpeopleasatreatmentforAlzheimer’sdiseasehavebeenmetwithcriticism.In2014

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The great diet delusion

ByGaryTaubesFORthepastcentury

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Probiotic bacteria could keep us slim

“Friendly”bacteriaaddedtoyogurtsandotherfoodsmayonedayallowyoutoabsorblessfatfromyourdiet.JeremyNicholsonofImperialCollegeLondonandhiscolleguesfedstrainsof“probiotic”Lactobacillustomicewhosegutmicrobe

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Editorial: Don't mess with nuclear safety

NUCLEARwatchdogshaveastraightforwardjobtodo:safeguardthepublicandworkersatnuclearplantsfromthewell-establisheddangersofnuclearpower.NotsoinCanada

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Inbred humans live to a ripe old age

ByColinBarras(Image:stock.xchng)Marryyourcousintohavelong-livedkids?Inbreedingisnotusuallymootedasthekeytolongevity

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Morphine may leave babies sensitive to pain

ByNoraSchultzNeedmoredrugstonumbthepain?Itmightbebecauseyoureceivedthemasababy.Studiesinratssuggestsomeprematurebabiesmightgrowupwithalteredsensitivitytopainandpainkillersiftheyreceivedmorphineininte

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Climate change will kill millions but you knew that already

AlbertGonzalezFarran/AFP/GettyByAndyCoghlanWe’llpayahugepriceinlostlivesandillhealthifwefailtotackleclimatechange.That’sthewarningfromaconsortiumofexpertswhohaveforecastedhowthechangingclimateislikely

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Girls should get cervical cancer jab, says EU

ByReutersandNewScientiststaffThevaccineagainstthesexuallytransmittedvirusthatcausesthemostcasesofcervicalcanceriscost-effectiveandshouldbegiventoadolescentgirlsbeforetheystarthavingsex

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The latest science reads remind us why we really do need experts

TylerENixon/GettyByMaryHaltonPolitics

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Men born short are more prone to violent suicide

ByLisaHitchenMalesthatarebornshorthavetwoandahalftimestheriskofattemptingaviolentsuicidewhenadultsthanaveragelengthbabies

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Malnutrition causing a third of child deaths

Athirdofchilddeathsoccurforwantofsimplevitaminsandmineralsandadailyfillofbreastmilk.That’sthestarkmessagefromfivestudiesofchildhoodandmaternalmalnutritionpublishedthisweekinTheLancet.“Ifyoueliminatedm

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Antidepressants' benefits may be exaggerated

It’scalledthe“file-drawerproblem”.Astudyfailstoproduceinterestingresults

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Australia to cut cervical cancer risk with less regular tests

VOISIN/PHANIE/GettyByAliceKleinSolong

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Sacking of nuclear official prompts row

Howfarcananuclearwatchdog’sremittoprotecthumanhealthextend?That’sthequestionraisedbythesackinglastweekofLindaKeen

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A legal trade in rhino horn could be twice as big as illegal one

LeonNeal/GettyByAdamPopescuWhatisthebestwaytostoptheillegaltradeinrhinohorn?AnewanalysisclaimsSouthAfricacould

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Donor organs created by dissolving and rebuilding pig livers

MiromatrixByClareWilsonWillweeverbeabletogrowtransplantorgansliketheheart

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Hey Trump, the 1970s called and it wants its drug policies back

TheTrumpadministration

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Rebuilt heart doesn't miss a beat

Takeheart:ratheartshavebeenstrippedoftheircells

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'Dark field' X-rays reveal bodies in new detail

ByTomSimonite(Image:FranzPfeiffer/Nature)(Image:FranzPfeiffer/Nature)(Image:FranzPfeiffer/Nature)AsetofsimplesiliconfilterscoulddramaticallyimprovethequalityofX-rayimagesproducedinhospitalsan

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Coffee can double risk of miscarriage

ByReutersandNewScientiststaffPregnantwomenwhohavetwoormorecupsofcaffeinateddrinksadayhavetwicetheriskofhavingamiscarriagethanthosewhoavoidcaffeine

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Rogue stem cells hold clue to melanoma growth

Melanomaisoneofthemostaggressivecancersknown.Nowbettertreatmentsmaybeonthehorizon

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Has human clone generated stem cells?

ByAndyCoghlanAkeybreakthroughinmedicalsciencemayalreadyhavebeenachievedataCaliforniabiotechfirm.AndrewFrenchandhisteamatStemageninLaJollareportedlastweekthattheyhaveclonedhumanembryos.Thealsosaytheyha

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