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As Scientists Gene Edit Dogs, What Does This Mean For Humans?

With the news that 300,000 boys across the globe are living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), scientists have been genetically editing dogs in the hope that it will help humans who have a muscular condition. The practice isn’t without controversy, but the benefits… Continue Reading →

Mitochondrially Targeted Antioxidant SS-31 Reverses Some Measures of Aging in Muscle

Antioxidants of the sort you can buy at the store and consume are pretty much useless: the evidence shows us that they do nothing for health, and may even work to block some beneficial mechanisms. Targeting antioxidant compounds to the… Continue Reading →

Advances in Telomere Research and Testing

Telomeres are hot. Their discovery won three scientists a 2009 Nobel Prize, and late last month they scored Titia de Lange of Rockefeller University one of the $3M inaugural Breakthrough Prizes. Telomeres are becoming just as hot in the news… Continue Reading →

How Can a Mindclone Be Immortal If It’s Not Even Alive?

Mindclones—consciousness in post-biological media—will feel as full of life as we biological creatures. It is amazing that out of the countless trillions of ways molecules can be arranged, only a few million ways result in things that can reproduce themselves. … Continue Reading →

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