Science and biology are slowly, but smoothly, being co-opted by a DIY approach that’s looking an awful lot like the start of the tech start-up boom.
Kevin Folta, a plant molecular biologist with the University of Florida’s (UF) Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), became the target of a sweeping public records request from US Right to Know, an activist group that seeks to expose what it calls “the failures of the corporate food system,”
Nearly half of all Europeans are genetically predisposed to obesity. A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine by an international team of researchers, took seven years and cost more than a million dollars.
Ilia Stambler’s book, “A History of Life-extensionism in the Twentieth Century” – is now freely available from his site, in html and pdf formats for a limited time only. The paper book also has been reduced in price to make it more available...
Fifteen years ago, Aubrey de Grey organized the first SENS roundtable–Strategies for Engineering Negligible Senescence. It was a small group of out-of-the-box thinkers, heretics who talked about attacking head-on the idea that aging is just part of the human condition, looking for medical (and beyond-medical) treatments that would restore strength, stamina, and alertness, and lower the risk of all the diseases of old age at once.
While we can reliably diagnose autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 24 months, most children are diagnosed much later.
My main theoretical contribution to the field of aging research has been the Demographic Theory of Aging.
Everyone of us have dreams of being a superhero. Here are some of superpowers that science will give us in our lifetime.