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Scientists make woman’s skin cells act thirty years younger

Scientists make woman’s skin cells act thirty years younger

A breakthrough in medicine, skin-care, and anti-ageing research could be on the horizon: 53-year-old woman’s skin cells have been altered to look and behave like those of a 23-year-old.  Scientists in Cambridge have stunned the medical community by altering the skin cells of a 53-year-old woman to the equivalent of someone almost half her age. Their strategy was developed from the cloning technique used to create Dolly the sheep...

By Brighton, UK
Why the future of energy is sun-powered

Why the future of energy is sun-powered

As the world turns away from Russian gas, the EU is determined to build up its solar industry. Nations and engineers are already making crucial moves to ensure this happens. Everybody loves the sunshine, as Roy Ayers once said. And why wouldn’t we, when it could be our forever solution to relying on environmentally damaging, non-renewable resources for energy? Following warnings of impending doom from thousands of environmental researchers - just check...

By London, UK
New research suggests fungi may be communicating with ‘words’

New research suggests fungi may be communicating with ‘words’

As if they weren’t magical enough, scientists have discovered that mushrooms are potentially talking to each other using a bountiful vocabulary which bears a striking structural similarity to human speech. If you aren’t a stranger to my writing, by now I’m sure you’re well aware of my deep-rooted obsession with all thing’s mycelium, my fascination towards which recently peaked after seeing the incredible Fantastic Fungi documentary on...

By London, UK
Could the pill for men balance the contraceptive burden?

Could the pill for men balance the contraceptive burden?

Scientists have developed a male contraceptive that doesn’t target testosterone, avoiding unwanted side effects like weight gain and depression. After proving 99% effective at preventing pregnancy in mice, the drug is set for human trials. It looks as though birth control options for men may soon expand beyond condoms and vasectomies because scientists in the US have developed a male contraceptive pill that’s so far proven safe and effective...

By London, UK