Life Sciences October 2020

    Article(s) on extreme living conditions, bacteria, a new form of life, sperm





  • Tardigrades have a damage suppressor protein that protects their DNA making them resistant to extreme conditions

    Tardigrades are resistant to extreme conditions, radiation, starvation and can survive without water for decades. They have a damage suppressor protein that protects their DNA. This protein, Dsup, is very flexible and adjusts its structure to the shape of DNA.



    Magnetotactic bacteria is influenced by magnetic fields

    Magnetotactic bacteria are a special type of bacteria whose movement is influenced by magnetic fields, including the Earth’s. The magnetic sense of sea turtles, birds, fish, lobsters and penguins who return to the beach where they were born could come from a symbiotic relationship with magnetotactic bacteria.



    A new form of life made of stem cells

    A new form of life called xenobots is made of stem cells and described as living programmable organism. Less than 1mm long and composed of 500-1000 living cells they have various simple shapes, can propel themselves and join together to act collectively or move small objects.



    Sperm and eggs transmit information through the epigenome

    Childhood trauma changes lipid metabolism and the level of glucose in the blood. Metabolites transmit signals to germ cells in animals.



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    (74aH*) : August 6th is the anniversary of the atomic bomb explosion on Hiroshima in 1945.
    This date represents the entrance of Humanity into the age of Revelation (Apocalypsis).
    Thus, since August 6, 2019, we are in 74 aH, (meanning 74 after Hiroshima).
    It is also an “atheist” and universal calendar to replace the existing “monotheist”, religious and non universal calendars.