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antiagingAging Expert Heading FDA Could be Good for Antiaging Projects

In April, aging research expert Norman E. (Ned) Sharpless, MD will become the acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Sharpless is a 2003 Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging scholar. Ned served on …

diseaseOffshore vaccine tests to shortcut FDA delays

Peter Thiel is backing the offshore testing of an experimental herpes vaccine. Thiel invested $7 million in the ongoing vaccine research, according to the U.S. company behind it. Southern Illinois University also trumpeted the research and the study’s lead researcher, …

citiesAnother informative talk by Aubrey de Grey on life extension

Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in …

canadaChina plans space missions to dark side of the moon and Mars and beyond

China’s ambitious and fast-growing space program is targeting a landing on the dark side of the moon by 2018, and reaching Mars before the end of the decade. China’s space agency held a press conference on Tuesday to mark the …