Drug Trial Reverses Biological Aging as Subjects Regain 2 Years of Youth on Average
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Drug Trial Reverses Biological Aging as Subjects Regain 2 Years of Youth on Average

Scientists believe it may be possible to reverse a person’s biological age with a combination of drugs and growth hormones, based on evidence presented in the results of a small clinical study.The study, which was conducted by geneticist Steve Horvath at the University of California, Los Angeles, effectively reversed participants’ epigenetic clock by an average…

Event Horizon Telescope Awarded Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
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Event Horizon Telescope Awarded Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

The MIT Haystack Observatory houses a specialized supercomputer called a correlator, which crunched data generated by the EHT project. Credit: MIT Haystack Observatory Nearly 30 MIT-affiliated researchers will share in the prize, while David Jay Julius ’77 wins Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences; assistant professor of physics Max Metlitski shares New Horizons prize with Xie…

Assembling Megazord NASA Installs Autonomous Mini-Helicopter on Its Next Mars Rover
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Assembling Megazord NASA Installs Autonomous Mini-Helicopter on Its Next Mars Rover

September 5th 19__Dan Robitzski__Filed Under: Robots & MachinesFully LoadedNASA engineers just loaded a tiny, autonomous helicopter onto the rover it’s sending to Mars next year.The chopper, first announced last May, will detach from the rover and fly off on its own, hovering as it explores the surface of the Red Planet. All that’s left before…