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Ancient Bats Linked to Blood Cancer

Never eat a bat. What could happen is that 45 million years later, your species could still be paying for it by dying of a complicated blood cancer. Leukaemia began in ancient bent-winged bats up to 45 million years ago, a study has found. A blood cancer-causing virus has been found in ancient DNA traces … Continue reading

Neanderthal used antibiotics and pain meds. Was Zeus a Neanderthal?

Did Neanderthal man use penicillin and painkillers? They overlapped with modern humans for thousands of years. We now know we interbread with Neanderthals. From genetic sequencing by 23andme.com, I even know my own percentage of Neanderthal ancestry. They had bigger brains, they were much stronger than modern humans, and better immune systems and eyesight. I … Continue reading

New Record: For High-Heels Marathon

Few can run a 6 hour 4 minute marathon and only one person so far has done so in high heels. This fast fashionable feet feat recently won one Christelle Doyhambehere a place in the Guinness World Records. She accomplished this at the Paris marathon a few days ago, with a time of 6:04:07. Christelle … Continue reading

Why Mole Rats Don’t Get Cancer + Total Cure for Human Cancer (Claim)

How do the only mammals that don’t get cancer pull off this biological trick? Scientists have figured it out and are working to use this knowledge to help fight human cancers. The trick they use is a “suicidal protein, called interferon beta” which quickly kills precancerous cells and their damaged neighbors. … Blind mole rats  … Continue reading

Videos: What is aging? Can we cure it?

Some see aging as a curable disease. I like this view so here are a few videos on how we might cure aging. Of course, curing aging causes all kinds of resource problems, but I still think we should be working on it while we are working on ways to generate clean energy, sustainable healthy … Continue reading

Cancer Cells Turned into Harmless Fat Cells in Mice

We are built from cells that form tissues and organs. The free-radical theory of aging says accumulation of cell damage from oxygen (ROS) generated in metabolism eventually ends the balancing act of life. Crudely, we rust faster than we repair. Biological longevity is sometimes seen as a ballance between cells that die too fast (senescence) … Continue reading

Contact Found 28 Yrs Later in Eyelid + Man With (Almost) No Brain

Here is one of the strangest medical cases from 2018. A woman lost a contact lens and it was found 28 years later … inside of a cyst in her eyelid. It was successfully removed with surgery and her problems went away. When a woman in the United Kingdom lost her contact lens while playing … Continue reading

Brain Study: Creativity is Supressing the Obvious

Very creative people can be oddly oblivious to the obvious. New brain research suggests that suppression of our most common pathways (thoughts) is the underlying mechanism for creativity. Remember as you read that brain waves are only patterns resulting from groups of brain cells sending signals. Brain waves are the electrical sums of brain cell … Continue reading

New Natural Antibiotics Found in Dirt

Have you heard of kanglemycins? These newly discovered antibotics were found by examining organisms from dirt. In 2018 we are still at a primitive stage where most of us can not engineer safe cures for common diseases. As pathogenic microbes have evolved, thanks in part to our overuse of antibiotics, our arsenal of antibiotics have … Continue reading