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The First Evidence That Drugs Could Turn Back The Clock On Our Biological Age

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

While not a massive change, the results caught the team off guard. “I’d expected to see slowing down of the clock, but not a reversal,” said Horvath. “That felt kind of futuristic.”

Microbiome Found To Influence Gut Serotonin Production And Blood Sugar Levels

Posted in Medicine on 17th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

“We found that the microbiome worsens our metabolism by signaling to cells in the gut that produce serotonin,”

SpaceX Could Have First Starlink Service By February 2020

Posted in Hardware, Science on 9th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX has already successfully deployed sixty production versions of the Starlink Satellite. 50 of those satellites are still working.

India's First Lunar Landing Attempt Ends In Silence

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

Meanwhile, the Orbiter is reported to be in good health and is expected to fulfill its mission of up to seven years studying the Moon's evolution as well as mapping minerals and water traces in the polar regions.

Infamous 'hunger Hormone' Linked To Memory Deficits In Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted in Medicine on 5th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

If validated by future work, however, this mechanism could be effectively targeted to slow, or even stop, some cognitive decline associated with not just Alzheimer’s disease, but aging on general.

Can Low Gravity Kill Cancer? Scientists Prepare To Study Cells In Space

Posted in Medicine, Science on 5th Sep, 2019
by Alex Muller

Early indications that space can kill off the majority of cancer cells without the need for drugs.

Juvenescence Raises $100 Million With Goal Of Increasing Human Lifespan To 150 Years

Posted in Business, Medicine on 29th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Juvenescence teams believes within five to seven years at least four anti-aging products will be on the market from their portfoilo of about one dozen antiaging companies.

SpaceX Super Heavy Starship 2.0 Might Be 8 Times Bigger Than Super Heavy Starship

Posted in Science on 29th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

In 2016, SpaceX had a 12-meter diameter ITS rocket design. It was designed to launch 300 tons to orbit and with refueling could launch 450 tons to Mars.

World-first Trial Investigating Psilocybin Psychotherapy For Anorexia Commencing In US

Posted in Medicine, Science on 28th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The new trial adds to a growing body of evidence finding psychedelic psychotherapy effective for depression, addiction and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

NASA Confirms Europa Clipper Mission To Study Jupiter's Icy Moon

Posted in Science on 25th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA says that, though the mission has a launch readiness date of 2025, the agency plans to have it ready by 2023 to reduce costs.

Apple Card Officially Launches In The U.S.

Posted in Business on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The credit card is a joint offering between Apple and Goldman Sachs and is being widely offered to consumers with various income levels and credit histories, albeit with some caveats.

Humm Unveils Wearable That Stimulates Your Brain To Improve Memory

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 22nd Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Berkeley, California-based company said it measured a 20% improvement in working memory and a rate of learning that was 120 times faster than a placebo after a 15-minute session with the wearable patch.