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Russian Scientist Injects Himself With “Eternal Life” Bacteria

By Joshua Krause 6 years ago, Russian scientists discovered a rather strange bacterial strain hiding in the frozen wastelands of Eastern Siberia. Bacillus F was frozen in 3.5-million-year-old permafrost before researchers from Moscow State University retrieved it, and sent it to the lab. There they…

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30,000 Year Old Virus to Be Resurrected Played Out in The X-Files?

By Heather Callaghan Judging by online reactions, scientific news expressing the intentions of researchers to trudge up a 30,000-year-old “franken-virus” was met with unsurprising fear and concern. Amanda Froelich’s report perfectly summarizes the news: A ‘monster’ virus which has lain dormant in the frozen wastelands…

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Watching TV Does The Exact Opposite of What You Want

Illustrator’s source: The Rundown Live By Heather Callaghan Which came first – the loneliness and depression caused by binge-watching television, or watching television because you’re lonely and depressed? Researchers think they pinpointed the answer to the vicious cycle (below) – and I think they are…

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Body Fat Necessary for Immunity and Protection from Skin Infection

By Heather Callaghan Remember a time long ago when paintings depicted “Rubenesque” figures as a sign of health and prosperity? When being skinny signified pauperism, malnourishment and disease? And while today’s obesity is a signal of malnourishment, brewing disease, and even poverty – it shouldn’t…

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Researchers Wish to Backhack Nervous System to Crack Infection Code

By Heather Callaghan Infectious and auto-immune disease and the nervous system – a connection? Inflammation from disease and the central nervous system have always been studied independently of each other…until now. Basic science researchers are now trying to decipher ‘neural code’ of information being sent…

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