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Ageing is a disease. Gene therapy could be the 'cure'

In September 2015, Elizabeth Parrish flew from Seattle to Colombia to receive an experimental treatment.<p>Craig Venter wants to tackle the ultimate …

Genetic Engineering

Doctor Turns Up Possible Treatment For Deadly Sepsis

It's hard not to get excited about news of a potentially effective treatment for sepsis, a condition that leads to multiple organ failure and kills more people in the hospital than any other disease.<p>But there have been so many false promises about this condition over the years, it's also wise to …


Working memory is key to focus, and you can improve it it in 3 simple steps

No matter how hard you try to keep your thoughts in order, ideas continue to bounce wildly around, beating at your limited attention.<p>While working on a project, all of a sudden you start thinking about what you're going to make for dinner or a conversation you had with a friend a few nights ago.<p>The …


Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.

It all started in the shower. Tucker Lane looked down, and there they were.<p>"Two ticks, on my right hip, directly next to each other," he says.<p>At the time, Lane didn't think much about it. He grew up on Cape Cod. Ticks are everywhere there in the summer. "Just another tick bite. Not a big deal," he …


You’re Overpaying for Drugs and Your Pharmacist Can’t Tell You

Eric Pusey has to bite his tongue when customers at his pharmacy cough up co-payments far higher than the cost of their low-cost generic drugs, …


How to Create a Stunning Gallery Wall With Your Own Photos

If the idea of building a gallery wall exhausts you, we have that in common. The entire process — from collecting and framing the art to executing the installation — felt overwhelming when I attempted it on my own. It wasn't until Simply Framed asked me to try its new Print & Frame service that I …


5 Calls Makes Calling Your Government Representatives as Simple as Possible

Making your voice heard by your government reps is now more important than ever. 5 Calls shows you who to call about which issues, and even gives you …

Voice Mail

How Technology Will Transform Retirement

Get ready for a new array of devices and services that will make it easier to work, stay healthy, live at home and remain connected to friends and family<p>For the next generation of retirees, the question that will trump all others will be a simple one: How do you add life to longer lives?<p>As people …


Ikea, Part 1: Half-price hinges for DIY'ers

I'm working on another DIY project, this one involving cabinets. I'm gonna need tons of European hinges, and my collection of street-scavenged hinges …