How long can we live?

According to the UK government “Nearly one in five people living in the UK today will survive to see their 100th birthday” (or to be more specific, The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) said its figures suggested 10 million people – 17% of the population – would become centenarians)… hummm, now those are not … Read more

Doing Science – Arsenic and Aliens

Now here is a truly fabulous example of how you “Do Science” … The Discover blogger known as Loom (who is better known to his friends as Carl Zimmer) has written about the NASA Arsenic based microbe paper. Now, instead of presenting you with his view, he did something far more scientific, he went out … Read more