Google's life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising
The road to achieving a long life is littered with hype. The usual life-extension suspects include pricey pills and supplements; the peculiar involve infusions of young blood and chambers pumped with temperatures.
This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misstated the name of an observatory. It is Las Cumbres Observatory, not Las Combre Observatory. It
BILLUND, Denmark — How many rounds of antibiotics does it take to raise a Danish pig? If it is one of the 35,000 piglets raised each year on Soren Sondergaard’s sprawling farm, odds are the animal will
And there’s enough of it in one large alien lake to potentially create 36 billion giant squid. When winter comes to Titan’s poles, it brings seasonal downpours of toxic molecules that could, under the
The answer to that question is an interesting one, which depends on how one understands the statistical analysis of complex experiments. The experimental result could be the early signs of something big,
A mathematician has derived an easier way to solve quadratic equation problems, according to MIT's Technology Review. Quadratic equations are polynomials that include an x², and teachers use them to teach
If you just bought a smart TV on Black Friday or plan to buy one for Cyber Monday tomorrow, the FBI wants you to know a few things. Smart TVs are like regular television sets but with an internet connection.
Brazilian and US scientists have developed a glasses-based biosensor capable of measuring blood glucose levels through a person’s tears, offering a less invasive test for diabetics. Glucose levels need