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First gene therapy against aging is successful: mouse lifespan extended by 24% with a single treatment « Futuretimeline.net | Technology | Singularity | 2020 | 2050 | 2100Studies have shown it is possible to lengthen the average lifespan of many species, including mammals, by acting on specific genes. To date, however, this has meant altering genes permanently from the embryonic stage – an approach impracticable in humans. Now, researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), led by its director María Blasco, have demonstrated that the mouse lifespan can be extended in adult life by a single treatment acting directly on the animal’s genes.
SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE May 16, 2012 1:04AM Guardian Angels Michael Fuentes, Erik Eulogio and Mario Rodriguez stand outside of the Redline station at Clark & Division, where last night they intervened and were injured during an iphone robbery. Wednesday, May 16, 2012. | Brian Jackson~Sun-Times
May 15, 2012 — A strong laser beam can remove an electron from an atom -- a process which takes place almost instantly. At the Vienna University of Technology, this phenomenon could now be studied with a time resolution of less than ten attoseconds (ten billionths of a billionth of a second).
The most important thing in the life adventure is to remember when and how did it start. First impressions, inspirations and simple steps shape the future. My gaming experience started in mid '90 on my XT with Hercules graphic card and amber screen.
You spoke too soon, Rand Paul .
When we visited ROFLCon this year, it was clear that memes — once the province of select internet denizens — have become mainstream entertainment in their own right . 4Chan founder Christopher Poole hosted a solo panel at the conference, where he discussed the way online culture has evolved in recent years.
Have you ever wondered why Internet commenters feel the need to write "First?"
The German speaking regions according to mother tongue (highlighted in black within an outline map of the current Czech Republic) popularly referred to in interwar period as the Sudetenland. The Sudetenland ( Czech and Slovak : Sudety , Polish : Kraj Sudetów ) is the German name (used in English in the first half of the 20th century) to refer to those northern, southwest, and western areas of Czechoslovakia which were inhabited mostly by German speakers, specifically the border districts of Bohemia , Moravia , and those parts of Silesia located within Czechoslovakia .
This week, Occupy Chicago welcomes allies from around the country and the world as they descend on the Windy City to protest the weekend’s NATO summit.
If the Internet is to be trusted (and we don't see why it shouldn't be), the best way to solve a movie mystery once and for all is to argue about it incessantly in blog posts, message boards and chatrooms.
The Lombards or Langobards ( Latin : Langobardī , Italian Longobardi ), were a Germanic tribe who ruled a Kingdom in Italy from 568 to 774. The Lombard historian Paul the Deacon wrote in the Historia Langobardorum that the Lombards descended from a small tribe called the Winnili [ 1 ] who dwelt in southern Scandinavia [ 2 ] ( Scadanan ) before migrating to seek new lands.
With Mobile World Congress behind us and the HTC One series of devices stealing the show, many HTC customers were left drooling over the new version of Sense and Android 4.0 that came along with it.
A Reddit user by the name of DroidTosser claims to have the inside scoop on Verizon’s Android update schedule, and has posted the images to back their story up. According the photos, the HTC Rezound is slated receive an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on May 9th, followed by the DROID RAZR and RAZR MAXX on May 21st.
Vacuum Tube Train By Carl Hoffman Posted 04.12.2004 at 3:00 pm Vacuum Tube Train A 4,000-mph magnetically levitated train could allow you to have lunch in Manhattan and still get to London in time for the theater, despite the 5-hour time difference.
When Tommie Smith and John Carlos gave a gloved Black Power salute on the Olympic podium in October 1968 it sent a shockwave through sport. But what happened to the other man on the platform?