Poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production, research shows

New research from UC shows that poor metabolic health parameters are linked to low breast milk production. The study was published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine. We wanted to see if we could understand what stands out as different in these moms. So, we conducted a case control study to see why, despite their … Read more

Biotech firm wants to create human embryos from stem cells and raise them in a ‘mechanical womb’

A biotech firm wants to create human embryos from stem cells for the purpose of harvesting tissues to use in transplants after demonstrating success with mouse embryos that were kept alive in a mechanical womb for days until they developed beating hearts and flowing blood. The Israel-based firm, Renewal Bio, has a mission to ‘make … Read more

Japan tells citizens to take cover after North Korea launches ballistic missile

South Korea has echoed Japan’s anger at the latest launch, with Yoon Suk-yeol, the president, warning of a “resolute” response and convening an emergency meeting of the National Security Council.   “North Korea again launched an intermediate range ballistic missile of around 4,000 km over the Japanese archipelago”, he said. “Such reckless nuclear provocations will … Read more

Next No Man’s Sky PS5, PS4 Update to Streamline Game for Newcomers, Veterans

No Man’s Sky, following its complicated PS4 launch, has grown exponentially in the six years since. The game, which has received over 20 free updates, is pretty much a different beast: while its expansive universe remains, there’s much more to discover in it than there’s ever been. For newcomers, this presents a completely new problem: … Read more

Pokémon GO In-Game Prices Increasing In Select Regions This Month

Image: Niantic / Pokémon GO Pokémon GO and Pikmin Bloom developer Niantic has issued a notice about “in-game currency prices” increasing in select regions around the globe, starting on October 5th. In a post on its official website, Niantic mentioned how it wanted to be “proactive” with the pricing notice and explained how it was … Read more