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agingDrug trodusquemine has weight loss benefits and trials for treating breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease

A new mouse study has shown that the drug trodusquemine can melt away the accumulated arterial plaques that lead to heart attacks and strokes. Atherosclerosis is the number one killer in the world. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term …

antiagingDespite military budget cuts Russia will partner with the UAE to develop a new light fifth generation stealth fighter

Russia and the United Arab Emirates will fund efforts to develop a light fifth generation jet, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov said on Monday. “We’ve signed an agreement on industrial cooperation in the field of military engineering,” …

fatHRL receives DARPA award to STAMP learning into the brain with accelerated learning from low current brain stimulation

What if low-current electrical brain stimulation could be used to accelerate learning and dramatically reduce training time and costs? The Biological Technologies Office (BTO) of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded HRL Laboratories, LLC, funding for a …

fatKepler Space telescope could have detected a dyson swarm or a very unlikely massive displacement of comets

For over four years, NASA’s Kepler mission measured the bright-ness of objects within a 100 square-degree patch of sky in the direction of the constellations Cygnus and Lyrae. The program’s targets were primarily selected to address the Kepler mission goals …

diseaseVirus Decoys – nano-scale virus traps that capture and destroy viruses

Erez Livneh spoke about the potential of virus decoys to transform health care. Here’s a snapshot into this moonshotter’s background: Erez spent a decade conducting and leading bioresearch programs in both academia and biotech companies. Today, he is the Founder …