Company Says It Can Thwart Death by Freezing Brains

An entrepreneur says his new artificial intelligence company will be able to resurrect the dead by 2045 by preserving human brains before their owners die. “There are promising breakthroughs happening every year in neuroscience and biotechnology,” John Bocanegra told The Daily Express. “We plan to implement these breakthroughs as we work towards performing the first […]

U.S. Army Seeks Volunteers for 3-Week MRE-Only Diet for Study

The U.S. Army is looking for volunteers who are willing to only eat the military’s pre-packaged food for soldiers, for three weeks. The Meals, Ready-to-Eat, also known as MRE’s include such options as “parachute pork,” “battalion brownie pops” and “Ranger red hot party mix.” The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine is conducting the […]

Scientists Develop Way to ‘Unboil’ an Egg

Don’t look for a kitchen product that will recover hard boiled eggs and allow you to change your mind to make an omelet or fry eggs sunny-side up instead. The boys in the lab just had to dramatically demonstrate their newly created device that untangles proteins in boiled egg whites that reduces it to a […]

Feds Spent $22,500 on Conference on Balding

The National Institutes of Health spent $22,500 on a conference on balding. The funding is going toward the 9th World Congress of Hair Research, a “comprehensive hair research meeting” in Miami that begins Wednesday. “The congress will bring together hair biologists, dermatologists, cosmetic scientists and hair transplantation surgeons for a unique three and a half day comprehensive hair research meeting that will establish new directions for the research community both in the United States […]

Feds Spend $460,809 Watching Preschoolers Outdoors

The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly a half a million dollars for researchers to observe how much time preschoolers in daycare spend outdoors. The project will also use GPS and light sensors to track kids’ physical activity levels in a “robust” effort to fight childhood obesity. “Physical activity lowers the risk of obesity in children, […]

$55,190 NIH-Funded Study Explores Reproductive Health of Young Lesbians

The National Institutes of Health through its Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has awarded $55,190 to the Children’s Hospital Corporation to “explore the association of discriminatory public policies (e.g., same-sex marriage bans) and the reproductive health of sexual minority girls and women.” The project titled, “Reproductive Health Disparities and […]

Scientists Fortifying Beef With Healthy Omega-3s

Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed – even marine algae – with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice. People have long been told they […]