Focus on Biology2019-04-03T14:46:27+02:00
1904, 2019

The First Computer-Generated Bacterial Genome

The First Computer-Generated Bacterial Genome Life has been recreated in the lab…synthetically. Scientists in Switzerland have created the world's first fully computer-generated genome of a living organism with the help of a computer algorithm. The new bacterial genome, Caulobacter ethensis-2.0., has been added to the database of all known [...]

204, 2019

Magnetoreception: Can the Human Brain Detect the Earth’s Magnetic Field?

Magnetoreception: Can the Human Brain Detect the Earth’s Magnetic Field? There has been much controversy over whether or not human beings are magnetically sensitive organisms. Scientists have already shown that animals have a geomagnetic sense, so why shouldn’t humans? A team of geoscientists and neurobiologists set out to prove [...]

2603, 2019

Science Finds a Way to Slow Aging

Science Finds a Way to Slow Aging Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have confirmed that the natural product fisetin, found in many fruits and vegetables, can actually slow aging. Fisetin has been shown to improve health and extend lifespan by reducing the number of damaged cells [...]