More than half of men over age 60 have experienced the issue at some time, so if it does happen which would you rather take –the blue pill, or perhaps blue light?
Companies are soon to release at-home telomere testing for consumers who want to track their cellular age. But the science of telomeres is far too new for these tests to be useful.
Discovery of Martian life could provide us unprecedented insight into life’s origins, and maybe help us understand how we can alter human, plant and animal blueprints.
Vaccines, glyphosate herbicide, chemtrails and even circumcision have been blamed for the increase in autism cases over the years. But the hard evidence for these causes is scant at most. It now appears that ASD and autistic features are the product of malfunctioning genes.
With research funding cuts on the rise and clinical trial spots running short, people are finding new ways to support and promote research into rare diseases through lobbying and ‘selling’ spots in clinical trials to wealthy patients.
Owen Paterson’s recent speech on the green lobby’s role in blocking GMOs in Africa stirred some strong responses from both sides of the aisle.
Big Data is the ‘next new thing’ in agriculture. It’s captured the imagination of investors and has resulted in dramatic yield increases. But it has consequences, including accelerating a trend towards larger farms.
There’s been a lot of talk about the alleged dangers “toxic wheat” circulating the Internet, and even a lot of denial from farmers on social media about the use of glyphosate for pre-harvesting wheat. What’s the real story?
Glyphosate is back in the crosshairs of after a global health advisory group review conclude the common herbicide may cause cancer–a finding in direct contradiction of hundreds of independent studies and reviews.
Neonicotinoids have been in the crosshairs of advocacy groups desperate to do something–anything–to address the crisis of bee die offs. But what if there is no crisis? What if proposed solutions are worse than the cure? That’s where we may be.
As modern medical testing continues to improve, doctors are increasingly discovering “incidental findings,” an innocent-sounding term for inadvertent but frequently unsettling discoveries made while looking for something else.
The appeal of the high profile Marsh-Baxter ruling underway this week in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the debate over whether farmers growing GM and non-GM crops can co-exist is on sharp display.