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Rate Of Gene Mutation Changes In Space

In this study, researchers evaluate that an important NASA experiment in which astronaut Scott Kelly spent one year in space while his identical twin brother Mark stayed on Earth have started to come in. Last week, many media outlets reported that Kelly's genome has changed by roughly 7% because of being in space.

To Limit the Worldwide Rise Of Diabetes

In this study, USC researchers have launched a massive scientific effort to construct a detailed, virtual 3-D model of the pancreatic beta cell and its components, a global project that aims to one day curb the worldwide rise of diabetes. The study was published in the journal Cell.

Salmonella Outbreak Spreads To 35 States

A study estimates that around 87 people in 35 states have become sick with salmonellosis after consuming kratom, said federal officials, who advised individuals to stop using kratom products.  By consuming kratom, it showed 44 deaths and that from a scientific standpoint; the substance is an opioid, not a harmless plant.

Forensic DNA Software Plays a Major Role in Crime Investigation

Forensics labs increasingly are using sophisticated forensic DNA interpretation software, which extracts evidence from microscopic or mixed traces of DNA. The software contributes a major role in criminal investigations in which DNA evidence previously was considered too complex to interpret, and also effective at cracking cold cases, according to a study from the Institute of Environmental Science and Research Limited (ESR)