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  • Hopkins scientists turn on fountain of youth in yeastCollaborations between Johns Hopkins and National Taiwan University researchers have successfully manipulated the life span of common, single-celled yeast organisms by figuring out how to remove and restore protein functions related to yeast aging. A...
  • Rapamycin proven to increase lifespan in mice
    on Nov 27, 2011 in Aging TOR and rapamycin
    It’s exciting news when lifespan is definitively extended by a drug therapy amenable to a supplementation regimen, particularly so in this case give that it’s an established drug. Rapamycin, otherwise known as Sirolimus, is an immunosuppr...
  • If you liked Big Dog, you’ll love PETMAN
    on Nov 4, 2011 in Robotics Tech
    Those crazy guys at Boston Dynamics who brought you that scary and amazing petrol-powered BigDog now have a humanoid version: PETMAN Nothing like vision of a headless terminator charging at one menacingly to engender hope for a bright, happy future!
  • Mayo researchers discover tactic to delay age-related disorders
    on Nov 3, 2011 in Aging
    ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers at Mayo Clinic have shown that eliminating cells that accumulate with age could prevent or delay the onset of age-related disorders and disabilities. The study, performed in mouse models, provides the first eviden...
  • Missing the iTunes dashboard widget in Mac OSX 10.7 Lion?
    on Oct 26, 2011 in Tech
    I recently became cognizant of the absence of my iTunes dashboard widget, which I had gradually come to use and eventually cherish, and I then discovered that the reason for its absence was that Apple has removed it outright from Mac OS X Lion! Many...
  • How to play .ogg and .flac in iTunes on Mac OSX 10.7 Lion
    on Oct 25, 2011 in How to Tech
    You need the following: For .ogg: Xiph QuickTime Component and place the file in /Library/QuickTime For .flac: Fluke and download and install the package And then, importantly, you need to ‘get info’ on /Applications/iTunes.app and click...
  • The Singularity isn’t near? It’s already happened!
    on Oct 22, 2011 in Tech
    Paul Allen wrote recently a very revealing article on his various ill-thought-out misgivings regarding Ray Kurzweil et al.’s predicted timetable for the so-called ‘Technological Singularity’. The technological singularity is general...
  • Reschedule periodic system jobs in Mac OSX
    on Aug 3, 2011 in Tech
    If you’re tired of your laptop spinning up at 3:15 in the morning, as I am, what you need to do is reschedule these periodic tasks. Edit these files to put in a more appropriate time: /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.periodic-daily.plist...
  • Interesting 3D DOM visualization plugin
    on Jul 21, 2011 in Tech
    This interesting Firefox plugin allows one to visualise the DOM as a stack of 3D objects using WebGL. Worth a look! http://hacks.mozilla.org/2011/07/tilt-visualize-your-web-page-in-3d/...
  • CMus theme
    on Jul 20, 2011 in Tech
    After many minutes of futile tinkering and disappointment that it only supports a very standard color set, I finally arrived at an easy-to-read and attractive (in my opinion) theme. Give it a go – not like there’s much choice out there. # Fly...
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