HOT Science for March 12, l2019


The top science, technology and medical stories of the week. I present them at the Lake Chapala Society in Ajijic, Mexico. The group consists largely of expats who have retired here, so some stories are those of particular interest to this Elder population.

Featured Stories

Four new DNA letters double life’s alphabet

Annual noninvasive stool test effective for colon cancer screening

An Ancient Japanese Shrine Debuts a Buddhist Robot

Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice

Could medical marijuana help older people with their ailments?

Heatwaves sweeping oceans ‘like wildfires’, scientists reveal

Ikea curtains break down pollutants, highlight interest in fabric purifiers

Other stories of interest

Nanoparticles help realize ‘spintronic’ devices

Scientists gave mice infrared vision, but could they do the same for humans?

Clues to brain differences between males and females

China opens its first Mars simulation base

Can you tell the difference between Bach and RoboBach?

Capturing Bacteria That Eat And Breathe Electricity


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