True Strange Library

Xeno's strange news awards blog.

Bizarre ancient life forms found in Mexican cave revived by NASA.

I couldn’t find a picture of the supposed bizarre Mexican cave microbes so enjoy this art, perhaps by Alex Ries. Anyway, in the hot gigantic crystal caves near Nica, Mexico, … Continue reading

February 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brain balls, the beginning of better beings?

Brain cells self-organize into structures given the right conditions. Research using them may contribute to less animal cruelty and to more customized drugs in the future, but answer me this: … Continue reading

February 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Earth algae can survive over a year in vacuum of space

Here’s one more clue that enhances the theory that life was seeded on earth from space. Algae from the Arctic Circle are used to tough weather, and it turns out … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

Can lithocholic acid slow human aging?

Researchers have noted that a set of genes involved in cellular oxygen use, energy production and damage from oxidation can increase or decrease lifespans of organisms. Researchers at Concordia University … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Human cells grown in pig embryos

Eventually, unfortunately, human organs will be grown in pigs. It would be preferable to grow new needed organs in the persons who need the new organs, and I think that’s … Continue reading

January 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Zuckerberg disease foundation buys AI engine to scour scientific papers for possible cures

I’m really excited by this idea, applying AI to research analysis, because  researchers too often don’t seem to know about eachother’s work. There’s just too much going on in many … Continue reading

January 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ultrasound restores memory in Alzheimer’s rats

Here is some research that could yield miraculous results in the area of anti-aging: A potential method of treating Alzheimer’s disease using ultrasound is being hailed as a “breakthrough”. A … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · 1 Comment