Is It Possible to Keep the Brain Alive Outside the Body?

By | March 25th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

I want to live forever, or I think I do. Hmmm, that’s something to ponder. Preferably, I would like to live in an updated version of my body. If not, a new body would be fine. Before I can be updated, maybe my consciousness, who I am, has to be transported to a holding tank [...]

Depression Can Change Your DNA, Study Claims

By | May 17th, 2015|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Depression has always been seen as a mood disorder to those who haven’t experienced it and sometimes, even those who have don’t understand the science behind the way depression affects your brain. New research has come to light showing that depression can change your DNA and change the way in which your cells generate energy. [...]

There Is a DNA Clock That Predicts How Long You’ll Live, Study Shows

By | February 20th, 2015|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Sometimes being aware isn’t the best option. In cases of knowing your lifespan, this could prove to be true. Scientists have found a way to detect the human lifespan by monitoring one's DNA 'clock', and present health and lifestyles do not matter. Your death may be written in stone, according to two important factors. Want to [...]

Harvard Scientists Reverse Aging Process in Mice

By | November 8th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

We are continually getting closer to finding the fountain of youth. In fact, we have found it, in a way. It is true, scientists have even been successful at utilizing this youthful concoction on lab mice-injecting the solution and watching the rodents completely regenerate into the youthful mice of their past. Although it may take [...]

Science Could Make Us Immortal, But Do We Really Need It?

By | September 10th, 2014|Categories: Food for thought, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Immortality has been at the center of more films and novels that I can possibly count on my two hands, but with every new possibility of immortality, there rises a dozen more skeptics. With good reason, the majority of the U.S. population does not believe in immortality nor do they really want to be a [...]

Have We Finally Found the Elixir of Life?

By | May 13th, 2014|Categories: Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Since long, human beings have tried to look for a way to increase their average life span. This venture has not only been explored in the field of science but even in mysticisms, philosophy and history. The fountain of youth has been sought after by many, and it seems that researchers from the Institute of Regenerative Medicine in Pittsburgh might have found the key at last. […]

Scientists Discovered a Gene That May Increase IQ and Boost Brain Power

By | May 11th, 2014|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

U.S. scientists have discovered a gene which contributes to a higher IQ of a person and can increase it up to six points, according to a new study published in the journal Cell Reports. The gene acts by increasing the effect of the Klotho protein, which is already known to have anti-aging properties. […]

New Project Promises Digital Immortality to Everyone

By | April 9th, 2014|Categories: Futurism & Technology|Tags: |

A new site promises digital immortality to everyone. The founders of the project give everyone the opportunity to construct their own virtual copy, which will be able to communicate with their children and grandchildren. Can the modern technology offer virtual immortality? Can we give our children useful tips even after our death or easily communicate with our descendants after thousands of years? The new startup offers people a chance to become “immortal”. The company is planning to create computerized versions of their clients, which will allow their friends and family communicate with their virtual copies after their death. The site eterni.me wants to give everyone an opportunity to create their own three-dimensional digital avatar that will look and speak like the original. Digital identity is created on the basis of information about a person, which is accumulated throughout his life. Photos, emails and social networking accounts will allow the user to construct a virtual imprint of his life. […]

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