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Blood Factors Halve the Epigenetic Age in Mice Cells

Posted in Medicine on 25th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

Researchers developed and validated six different epigenetic clocks for rat tissues that are based on DNA methylation.

Astonomy's use of Data Sience has lead to many new minor planets spotted in the outer Solar System

Posted in Reviews on 6th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The discoveries were made by sifting through several years' worth of data gathered by the Dark Energy Survey, and applying new techniques to study objects that the survey was never intended to search for.

Global Obesity Rates Expected To Soar In Next Decade as the disease becomes the health crisis of the world.

Posted in Medicine on 5th May, 2020
by Alex Muller

The researchers concluded that no country has more than a 50% chance of halting the growth of obesity on current trends, and the UK's chances are between 0% and 25%. They said: "Some high-income and middle-income regions are now facing an epidemic of severe obesity."

Two new solar cells break records, including highest efficiency ever

Posted in Hardware on 15th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

The device is what’s known as a six-junction III-V solar cell, meaning it’s made up of six different types of photoactive layer.

Extended stints in space may cause permanent changes to brain volume

Posted in Medicine, Science on 15th Apr, 2020
by Alex Muller

A new study has revealed a significant change in the brain’s white matter in astronauts following stays on the International Space Station (ISS), and the scientists say the changes to brain volume could be permanent.