Tuesday 22nd August 2017,
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Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

A genetic change associated with shorter stature and increased risk of arthritis might have helped our ancestors survive the Ice Age, a study has showed. The findings showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling. [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to Xi Jinping, his first direct approach to the Chinese leader. The president thanked Mr Xi for congratulating him on his inauguration last month and said he looked forward to “constructive” relations. Mr Trump has not yet spoken to Mr Xi but did call other world leaders. [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

ALS non-profit: Ice bucket challenge funded gene identification

ALS non-profit: Ice bucket challenge funded gene identification

The ALS ice bucket challenge that went viral in 2014 helped fund the discovery of a gene linked to the neurodegenerative disease, a new paper published Wednesday indicates. Researchers identified the gene, called NEK1, as one of the most common genes connected to the disease. The discovery was funded by an increase in donationsthanks to [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on ALS non-profit: Ice bucket challenge funded gene identification

This DIY Ice Cream Stand Is The Cutest Thing Ever

This DIY Ice Cream Stand Is The Cutest Thing Ever

What you need: *Scissors *Scrapbook paper *Wooden dowels *Wooden boards: 3.5in x 1/2in boards *Hole saw drill attachment *Paint brush *Wood Glue *Multi-saw *Sanding sponge *Hot glue gun *Pencil *Glue stick *Spray pain *Shellac Instructions: Cut the wooden boards into one 10in and two 4in pieces. Sand down the rough edges, then wood glue the [...]

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