Tagged: Tsar Nicholas II

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Miranda Wrongs: Reading Too Much into the Genome

When the sequence of the human genome was declared essentially complete in 2003, all biologists (except perhaps Craig Venter) heaved a sigh of gladness that the data were all on one website, publicly available, well-annotated and carefully cross-linked.

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Eldorado Desperadoes II

Because of the four-plus centuries of Ottoman occupation, the folklore of all Balkan nations shares a Trickster figure named Hodja.

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You Are What You Don’t Eat

Longevity scientists and seekers have been exploring any number of routes towards increasing healthful years and, ultimately, living beyond the normal biological lifespan for humans.

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First Drug Shown to Extend Life Span in Mammals

A drug derived from bacteria in the soil on Easter Island can substantially extend the life span of mice, according to a study published online today in Nature.