Life at the Margins

Some discoveries and innovations come from big labs funded incredibly well by governments in affluent countries. They come from those in the mainstream, freighters plowing [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:46+00:00 February 19th, 2015|

The Beat Goes On

Princess Ahmose Meryet Amun -- daughter of an Egyptian pharaoh -- died with a heavy heart in 1540 BC.  It was not until 2008, some [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:46+00:00 February 3rd, 2015|

The Pump of Youth

What is the secret to a long life? The heartbeat of some animals may hold a clue. Studies have concluded that mammals get about a [...]

By | 2016-11-22T13:46:46+00:00 February 2nd, 2015|