New Drug Helps Reverse Aging In Mice

New Drug Helps Reverse Aging In Mice

Flushing out old cells from the body has been found to rejuvenate aging mice, giving hope to the possibility that in the future a drug could, in part, reverse aging. The study hinges on what happens to aging cells in the body. As we get older, our cells start to build up damage in our DNA, which eventually reaches…

Scientists Have Discovered A Secret Function Of Lungs

Scientists Have Discovered A Secret Function Of Lungs

A good starting point for any scientist in any field is to acknowledge that there’s a lot that we don’t know. We don’t know, for example, why there is more matter than antimatter in the universe. We don’t know quite how the evolution of the dinosaurs panned out. And, perhaps most surprisingly of all, we…

Sexual "Afterglow" Effect Could Last Up To 48 Hours

Sexual "Afterglow" Effect Could Last Up To 48 Hours

Do you remember that scene in the movie 500 Days of Summer when the guy leaves his love interest’s flat after “staying the night” and suddenly the sun is shining, the birds are singing, everybody’s smiling, and the world is just generally a wonderful, fuzzy place? Well, although there’s a bit of artistic license in that,…

Girl Is Separated From Her Parasitic Twin In Risky Operation

Girl Is Separated From Her Parasitic Twin In Risky Operation

A little girl has traveled from Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa to Illinois in order to receive a daring operation to remove her parasitic twin, in what the hospital describes as an “exceedingly rare variant of an already exceedingly rare condition.”  The child, known only as Dominique, was born with the lower half of her undeveloped conjoined…