This article will outline some of the most recent news stories from the life science industry. For those who are unsure of exactly what life science is, according to Wikipedia it can be defined as ‘Science that involves the study of living organisms, like plants, animals and human beings.’
If you keep up to date with news from this industry then you will be able to find out about the latest medical developments, cures, scientific test results and innovative solutions to problems that living organisms face.
So let’s get to the really interesting part, the news stories. Here are some of the most popular and most recent stories to hit the internet. If a particular story takes your interest then you might want to do a little online research in order to find out more detailed information.
See some short stories below:
Study on bats reveals a Hepatitis C virus.
This discovery could lead to news ways of reducing the outbreak in humans and have a significant impact on people’s lives. There is not enough coverage in the press about Hepatitis C and the severity of the infection rate is often overlooked.
Surprising discovery about Global Warming.
It appears that the Global Warming epidemic is not a bad thing for all living things. Scientists have discovered that the ‘Cane Toad’ will actually thrive in a warmer environment. Apparently the increasing temperature will grow their population and provide a better environment for them to live in.
New procedures for improving freezing tolerance in wheat could be put into place.
This may seem like a fairly insignificant discovery, but when you think that wheat is a substantial part of many people’s diet you might change your mind. The study was conducted by wheat geneticist Jorge Dubcovsky and his colleagues.
Organic Agriculture more effective at managing pests
New research has discovered that the balanced ecosystems that are a result of organic agriculture are better at controlling pests.