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Geeky Children Come from Older Dads

Having children when you’re older is something many social norms seem to advise against. While for women the situation might be complicated because their child-bearing abilities diminish with age, as do their chances to give birth to healthy babies or…
A new analysis can predict if a person will die in the next years

Using a new program that analyzes patients’ tomographies, physicians were able to predict their death by 70% accuracy. The study’s principal author, Doctor Luke Oakden-Rayner, from the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide, Australia, along with his…
Preventing old-age illnesses, possibly due to a breakthrough

Israeli experts have found an effective technique for removing senescent cells that contribute to the establishment of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and atheroclerosis. An Israeli researcher has discovered a new therapeutic method for eradicating senile cells, which may cause…
An unknown bacteria on Earth discovered on board the ISS

The unknown bacterium discovered onboard the International Space Station (ISS) is an alien form of life or a simple bacterium on earth that would have been mutated to survive in space? This bacterium, called Solibacillus kalamii, is an unknown form…