This week in #ScienceNews and #Innovation, a study published in Nature found that when blood taken from “marathoner” mice who ran 4+ miles per day was injected into sedentary mice, it reduced brain inflammation in the latter group.

Mouse
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And, last week the 8-year long Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology released their final reporting that failed to reproduce findings from half of the influential cancer research papers that they studied, with vague experimental protocols being one major hurdle to reproducibility.

Close up of a laboratory test

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Finally, DeepMind has developed a machine-learning algorithm that can calculate a molecule’s material properties by predicting the electron distribution within it.

DFT artwork.

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