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  1. News - Hong Kong - SCIENCE

    Shaw laureate eyes an even greater prize

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 05:23am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... be used to develop ways to tackle cancers that affect tissue, including blood. "We are isolating small molecules that can be used in human drugs," said Walter. "The happiest moment ... of this regulation, having a new form of chemotherapy. I think that's probably the most promising avenue right now," said Walter, who also serves as an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical ...

  2. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Japan laboratory says stem-cell data faked by researcher Haruko Obokata

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:24pm by AFP

    ... to help Obokata, and a lack of mutual verification among research groups. He warned against any "personal attacks or violations of the human rights of the authors". The institute said ...

  3. News - China - SCIENCE

    Is corruption all in the mind?

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... or "no". Researchers discovered a cash offer, regardless of the amount, would stimulate the "feel good" areas of the brain: the right lateral prefrontal cortex and the bilateral insular ... "While corrupt officials are hated by everybody, they are human beings," he said. "We can't probe their brains without their consent." ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - SCIENCE

    Book review: The Knowledge, by Lewis Dartnell

    Posted May 25th 2014, 03:42pm by GDN

    ... has reinvented the right kind of harness. The early part of the book also spends a fair bit of time on some grubbily gratifying apocalypse porn, explaining why, without proper maintenance, roads and buildings will fall apart dismayingly quickly. This all assumes some kind of disaster will destroy all stored knowledge but leave a breeding population of humans alive to carry ...

  5. News - World - SCIENCE

    Scientists find 400,000-year-old DNA clue to human origins

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:41pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Scientists say they have retrieved genetic material from a bone dating back 400,000 years, shattering the previous record of 100,000 years DNA find adds mystery to human evolution Scientists have found the oldest DNA evidence yet of humans' biological history. But instead of neatly clarifying human evolution, the finding is adding new mysteries. In a paper ...

  6. News - Asia - SCIENCE

    Japanese scientist calls for his stem cell ‘breakthrough’ to be withdrawn

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 10:52pm by Reuters

    ... is no longer clear what is right," Teruhiko Wakayama, a professor at Japan's University of Yamanashi who was part of the researcher team, told public broadcaster NHK yesterday. The study, ... to generate many types of tissue. The results appeared to offer a promise that human cells might in future be simply and cheaply reprogrammed back into embryonic cell-like cells- in this case cells ...

  7. News - World - SCIENCE

    Primates expend half the energy of simlar-size mammals, study shows

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Chicago Low energy expenditure linked to humans' slow maturation and long lives Primates a bunch of lazybones You may think you're working hard. But relative to other mammals, you're kind of a slacker. Primates, including humans, expend about half the energy of similar-size mammals, according to research conducted at Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago ...

  8. News - World - SCIENCE

    ‘Vulcan mind meld’ a first for humans

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... a first for humans Scientists said they have achieved the first human-to-human mind meld, with one researcher sending a brain signal via the internet to control the hand motion of a colleague ... controlling a robot arm in Japan. That raised dystopian visions of battalions of animal soldiers- or even human ones- whose brains are remotely controlled by others. Some of Duke's brain-computer ...

  9. News - World - SCIENCE

    Forensic scientists in debate over head of King Henry IV of France

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 06:06am by MCT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune Scientists argue over claims remains belong to Henry IV of France, after DNA results cast doubt Right royal row over mystery head Doubt haunts a murky corner of forensic ... almost a century later, the specimen still had soft tissue and organs intact, right down to the open mouth and partially closed eyes. On the basis of computer tomography (CT) imaging and digital ...

  10. News - World - SCIENCE

    Eben Alexander's 'Proof of Heaven' stirs debate about life after death

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Perry, co-author of several best-selling books on the topic. "Unfortunately, there is little meaningful research taking place in this field right now." Dean Mobbs, a psychologist at Columbia University who studies neurobiology and fear in humans, did not dismiss Alexander's experience- but he questioned how it came about. "I believe our brains can concoct vivid ...



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