Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Researchers from Harvard Medical School just announced that resveratrol, a polyphenolic compound found in red wine, duplicates the life-extending benefits of caloric restriction in a yeast model. In a paper published in the August 24 online edition of the journal, Nature, they report that resveratrol was shown to extend the lifespan of yeast by up to 80 percent.-link

A review of the original investigations into resveratrol.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

This video shows that mcdonalds actually uses real edible food for the ads, which many people used to think used nonedible artificial better looking materials. The reality is that careful placing of ingredients, and cooking make for an ideal look.
A very cool looking nasa robot that did not fare to well in the darpa robot challenge of 2013