Mom was right: Teenagers’ brains can’t process what’s important and what’s not

Mom was right: Teenagers’ brains can’t process what’s important and what’s not

Adults are generally pretty good at being able to tell when a situation is worthy of extra time or concentration ...
Should you get paid for your genetic data?

Should you get paid for your genetic data?

Your DNA determines many aspects of who you are, and an increasing number of companies are claiming they can decode ...
Unprotected sex with a new partner might affect vaginal health, microbiome

Unprotected sex with a new partner might affect vaginal health, microbiome

To find out if sexual activities could shape the vaginal microbiome and, potentially, women’s health, Lenka Vodstrcil at Melbourne Sexual ...
No need for 'young blood'? Old blood can be rejuvenated using stem cells

No need for ‘young blood’? Old blood can be rejuvenated using stem cells

Young blood is being trialed as a treatment for conditions like Alzheimer’s...But these studies rely on young people donating their ...
Healthy aging promoted by tweaking 'old blood'

Healthy aging promoted by tweaking ‘old blood’

The effects of blood on aging were first discovered in experiments that stitched young and old mice together so that ...
WHO announces that Zika is no longer a public health emergency - it's worse

WHO announces that Zika is no longer a public health emergency – it’s worse

Zika virus no longer represents a public health emergency, the World Health Organisation announced on [Nov. 18]. On the face ...

Brain implants could enhance memory and intelligence

If you could implant a device in your brain to enhance your intelligence, would you do it? [Bryan Johnson, the ...

Obese women give birth to ‘biologically older’ babies

Women who are overweight while pregnant are more likely to have babies who are biologically older than those born to ...
Everything you need to know about three-parent babies

Everything you need to know about three-parent babies

A baby boy has been born using DNA from three people – the first ever birth resulting from a new ...
World's first baby born from new, controversial three parent embryo technique

World’s first baby born from new, controversial three parent embryo technique

A five-month-old boy is the first baby to be born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people... The ...

Scientists uncover our tongue’s sixth taste and why we love carbs

[C]arb cravings can be hard to resist[, but n]ow there’s evidence that carbohydrate-rich foods may elicit a unique taste too, ...

Lab’s choice of nutrients may determine sucess of IVF, babies’ health throughout their life

Here’s another layer of confusion to add to the uncertainty of going through IVF. The type of liquid a lab ...

Treatment used for wound healing may reverse menopause, restoring menstruation and fertility

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Genes can predict success in life, but not happiness

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Next time you have ...
CRISPR regulation needs to consider those most affected by gene editing

CRISPR regulation needs to consider those most affected by gene editing

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Who stands to benefit ...

Male/female brain myth debunked

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. You may have read ...

Parkinson’s treatment shows promise in early trials

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  An expensive cancer drug ...

Some smokers’ lung health protected by lucky set of genes

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Tobacco is a known ...

Brain-controlled device allows paralyzed man to move again

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  A 26-year-old man who ...

Ovary transplants could help fight infertility, but what are the risks?

For the first time, a woman who had an ovary removed as a child and part of it re-implanted as ...

Could some inherited diseases be treated more effectively before birth?

Rresearch in mice suggests that treatment for haemophilia – and maybe other inherited diseases – could start in the womb, ...

Mouse eggs created from stem cells

Mouse eggs can now be cooked up from scratch. Using stem cells, a Japanese team has created healthy eggs that, ...

Protecting prion protein keeps stem cells young

COULD we stem the tide of ageing by delaying the deterioration of stem cells? A new compound that appears to ...

New stem cell controversy: Possibility of stem cells in ovarian eggs could revolutionize in vitro

Are women born with all the eggs they will ever have, or do they possess the ability to make more? ...