Long Lived Eunuchs and DNA in Mum's Brain
In this NewsFlash, we hear why Eunuchs live longer lives and how a laundry detergent additive could convert clothes into pollution busting air filters. Plus, finding foetal DNA in a mother's brain and the neurological basis for positive bias.
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Laundry detergent containing a special additive could convert clothes into pollution-busting air filters, according to research funded by the EPSRC...
Male DNA, almost certainly left over from a male foetus, has been found lurking in womenís brains, according to research published in PloS One this week. Itís unclear what effect this may have on maternal health.
The brain basis of the human tendency to always look on the bright side has been revealed by new research.
This week has seen planetary scientists gathering in Madrid for the European Planetary Science Congress, and several exciting new findings have been reported...
This week we present a bacteria-repelling catheter, the discovery of the element 113, medical electronics that harmlessly dissolve after use and improving snail memory with a chemical found in chocolate. All this in our NewsFLASH round-up.
Eunuchs - men who were castrated as children Ė live up to 19 years longer than intact males, according to research by scientists in South Korea. But what caused this increased longevity?