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Antarctica is greening due to global warming

/ May 19, 2017

Antarctica is greening due to global warming

Plant life is growing on Antarctica like never before in modern times, fueled by global warming which is melting ice and transforming the landscape from white to green, researchers said Thursday. Scientists studying moss in an area spanning 400 miles (640 kilometers) have found ...

Breakthrough reported in quest to make blood cells

/ May 18, 2017

Breakthrough reported in quest to make blood cells

Scientists on Wednesday unveiled two methods for coaxing stem cells into blood cells, a long-sought goal that could lead to new treatments for blood disease, including leukemia. In separate experiments reported in Nature — one with mice, the other transplanting human stem cells into ...