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Ants Give Us a Hint on The Genetics of Extending Lifespans

Ant mutation manipulation gene CRISPR control life span

Ants Give Us a Hint on The Genetics of Extending Lifespans The Washington Post recently published an interesting article about how scientists have used the gene-editing technology called CRISPR to create “mutant ants” that behave differently because the scientists were able to turn off many of the ants olfactory genes. …

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Glass with Radiation Protection

Very interesting advancement that addresses one of the issues I see as necessary hurdles for putting humans on Mars, which is protection from long-term radiation exposure:  http://news.discovery.com/space/radiation-blocking-glass-tech-to-shield-astronauts-160122.htm

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Cool Hoverbike Making Advances

Gizmag.com posted an update about the very cool Malloy Hoverbike.  It was recently announced that it had met its goals for fund raising on the Kickstarter.com Web site and as of today it was above the 150% mark of it’s original goal.  It’s not hard to see why there are …

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