Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Bohemian Vampires Draculas and Media Dragons

All the leaves were gone and they stood, reaching out their branches, like empty arms ...
– Anne Donovan, Gone are the Leaves 

At the beginning was the big bang. What banged, why, or what happened before, we could never know. Now we do...Knowledge is power

NYTimes: Two teams of scientists published studies on Sunday showing that blood from young mice reverses aging in old mice, rejuvenating their muscles and brains. As ghoulish as the research may sound, experts said that it could lead to treatments for disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and heart disease.
wallpaper-true-blood-bottle-1600The key papers are enclosed:  reference (1) and (2) and (3). Some of the papers are pointing to a specific protein but the last paper suggests that simple transfusions also work and that raises a number of issues of public policy. As Derek Lowe Shares his views on this complex topic
(Via blogroll link - Marginal Revolution)

"The most fundamental constraint is limited time." - Gary Becker, 1930-2014 

The Nobel Speech