How Google's Calico aims to fight aging and 'solve death'
Last month Google announced a new medical company called Calico, whose explicit aim is to take on aging itself ... Many scientists believe that longevity through repairing the human body requires a broader focus than just replacing individual parts.
Q & A: How long would we have if the Sun went out?
The Sun emits energy all over the light spectrum, from long-wavelength radio waves (many meters long) to visible light to X-rays (just a small fraction of a nanometer). The surface of the Sun is an astounding 5,800 Kelvin, hot enough to melt (or sublime ...
How to heat your house efficiently
That means outside in summer and inside in winter ... How much nicer is it being in a house which is 14 degrees instead of 10? What is that worth to you? Once your windows are done think about what you can do to the floor. Slabs are hard to change ...
‘Poetry is not dead,’ says poetry
(“If you burned every poem on the planet and you wiped every poem from every human mind, you would have poetry again by tomorrow afternoon,” Picador editor and poet Don Paterson told the Guardian’s Stephen Moss, to take ... Poetry as long as there ...
Anyone Have Ideas On How To Keep Warm In This Icy Hellscape?
How long would you survive.” And the answer is always “I would spontaneously combust within minutes. Not because of climactic changes or anything, just because my human body is too weak ... descended upon us?” Do you take hot showers?