True Strange Library

The curious collection of a slightly mad scientist

How to age more slowly

Centenarians reach age 100 because they age more slowly. Genetics play a part in resisting damage that accumulates over time, but there are things anyone can do to slow the aging … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Regeneration of human skin, a step closer

Will gray hair and wrinkles be optional in our lifetime? Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than scar tissue. The method involves … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Scientists use PLEKHA7 to turn cancer cells into normal cells

Scientists have turned cancerous cells back to normal by switching back on the process which stops normal cells from replicating too quickly. Cancer cells have been programmed back to normal … Continue reading

December 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Legs escape uterus in strange pregnancy complication 

Doctors at Angers University Hospital in France had never seen this one before. It is only the 26th documented episode of an extremely rare pregnancy complication, a tear in the … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

New model of blood circulation offers cure for heart problems

Have we gone our whole lives misunderstanding the heart and blood circulation?  A new model involving a fourth phase of water explains blood movement in the body in a way that both addresses the … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cellular reprogramming reverses aging in living animals

For the first time, scientists have used cellular reprogramming to reverse the ageing process in living animals, enabling mice with a form of premature ageing to live 30 percent longer … Continue reading

December 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Video: Bighorn sheep breaks window. Know why?

Watch this video of a bighorn sheep breaking a glass window. It looks like a case of mischievous vandalism. What’s going on? Christian Addie said he was on his lunch … Continue reading

December 11, 2016 · Leave a comment