The hostile-to-humans environment of outer space presents seemingly infinite obstacles to our desire to explore. But scientists may be on the way to making
Lynette M. Burrows discusses what The Andromeda Strain, Project Hail Mary, and extremophiles have in common. Survival is part of the answer.
Imagine it’s 2050, the pandemic is long over. Cyborgs (beings with both organic and biomechatronic body parts) walk the streets of your town. Will your child fall in love with a cyborg? The beau has a brain-computer-interface (BCI). Maybe he or she has an artificial limb or two. Cyborgs common enough your child or grandchild…… Continue reading Will Your Child Fall in Love with a Cyborg?
Recently researchers at LJI reported they prevented beta cell deaths in mice by blocking nerve signals to the pancreas. Why is this important? They may be one step closer to understanding what causes diabetes. The hope is that understanding will lead to a cure. This is what you need to know. What is the Pancreas?…… Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes Research-What You Need to Know
If you could choose, how long do you want to live? To 100, 200, 500 years of age? Perhaps your answer is, it depends—will I be healthy? By the end of this decade, nearly 1 in 5 Americans will be 65 or older. Three out of 4 will have two or more serious health conditions.…… Continue reading How Long Do You Want to Live?