Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Can We Reverse Aging By Changing How We Think?

Nostalgia may be more useful than anyone suspected. Imagine that you could rewind the clock 20 years. It’s 1989. Madonna is topping the pop charts, and TV sets are tuned … Continue reading

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Discovery News : Discovery Channel : Egypt Uncovers ‘Missing’ Pyramid

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered the “missing pyramid” of a pharaoh and a ceremonial procession road where high priests carried mummified remains of sacred bulls, Egypt’s antiquities chief said Thursday. Zahi … Continue reading

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New Survey Suggests Modern Humans Originated in Southwest Africa

Locations for the Garden of Eden have been offered many times before, but seldom in the somewhat inhospitable borderland where Angola and Namibia meet. A new genetic survey of people … Continue reading

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Laser quest: The scientist with a planet-saving plan straight out of Spider-Man

Clean energy forever. That, in a glorious theoretical nutshell, is what nuclear fusion – the reaction that gives stars and hydrogen bombs their immense power – could deliver. The urgency … Continue reading

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Elise Tan Roberts, 2, becomes youngest member of Mensa

A two-year-old girl has become the youngest member of Mensa, the society strictly for geniuses. With intelligence far beyond her years, Elise Tan Roberts can name 35 capital cities and … Continue reading

May 4, 2009 · 1 Comment

They know what you’re thinking: brain scanning makes progress

If Adam Wilson had had a sense of making history he might have chosen his words more carefully. “Go Badgers,” he wrote, in a message posted on the Twitter website … Continue reading

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Memo: 9/11 Commission Witnesses Were Intimidated By Government “Minders”

Somewhat lost within the flu pandemic media hype this week is an important new revelation concerning the cover up of the events of 9/11. A recently uncovered 9/11 Commission memo … Continue reading

May 4, 2009 · Leave a comment
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