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Blood Of The Young Used To Heal The Old

People in California are going to be given transfusions of young blood to battle their Alzheimer’s. In a move that sounds more like a horror movie than science, people with Alzheimer’s disease will be injected with the blood of the young with ...

Lab Grown Cheese Without A Cow

Ethical concerns holding you back from enjoying delicious cheese? Fear not, a group of biohackers have turned yeast into real cheese! A group known as the San Franciso Bay Area iGEM Team has managed to created real cheese without the need for an ...

Visualizing NASA’s Next Mars Rover

The follow-up mission to NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is currently in the planning stages. And NASA has released details on what to expect from the next-generation Martian science laboratory. NASA launched Curiosity into space in November of 2011 ...

Knowledge is Power: Does Reading Make You A Better Person?

Any lover of books will tell you that those who read are superior to all others, but could their quixotic presumptions actually be true? Is their perceived superiority actually a result of their ability to better understand the world around ...

Are You Going Grey for World Elephant Day?

Officially founded, supported and launched by Patricia Sims and the Elephant Reintroduction Foundation on August 12, 2012, World Elephant Day celebrates the efforts of 65 wildlife organizations and several thousand individuals who work ...

Science Fact or Fiction? Geek Tests Some Old Wives’ Tales

You probably grew up hearing them – common misconceptions turned to rules by common repetition. Over the years old wives’ tales and false wisdom has muddied the waters of actual science. Well, Geek is here to set the record straight ...