Some books say the upcoming series of eclipses is a harbinger of dire events. Jay Ryan, astronomer and Christian, explains why he’s not persuaded that “Blood Moons” are a sign of apocalypse.
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Centenarians like world’s oldest person Misao Okawa, who is 116 on March 5, epitomize our fears about growing old, says aging researcher Avi Roy
A study suggested that oxidative stress levels in worms during early life can reveal how long the worms will live. But humans are not worms.
Answers to commonly asked questions about seeing one of nature’s wonders: the aurora borealis or northern lights.
Want to try to capture a meteor on film? The first step is planning. The next step is to gather your equipment. Then on to the capture process itself.
“What we really need – to learn to slow or stop the aging process – is how to reduce or repair the damage done by stress.” – Avi Roy and Anders Sandberg
If you live below about 50 degrees N. latitude, where any aurora you see might be low on the horizon, you are less likely to see colors in the northern lights.
“Baring an accident or terminal disease, I will not add anything to my life with the explicit purpose of extending it. To do anything else would likely do more harm than good.” – Avi Roy
Lab-grown meat might seem like a shake-up in the world of agriculture, but it’s really part of the trajectory that agricultural technology is already following.
“I’m a crazy hippie. I go to Burning Man every year … I have a pretty solid understanding of how genes work. And ultimately, I’m just not that scared of GMOs.” – SaulofHearts