Google funds new company, Calico, to tackle aging

Google funds new company, Calico, to tackle aging

Posted by: on Sep 19, 2013 | No Comments

The ambitious quest to reverse the aging process and extend human life will be pursued by a new company called Calico that is being financed by Google Inc.

Staying Healthy Takes Guts Full of Microbes

Staying Healthy Takes Guts Full of Microbes

Posted by: on Sep 11, 2013 | No Comments

People whose intestines have smaller and less diverse bacterial populations are more prone to obesity and gut inflammation. According to a new study, a more diverse population of intestinal bacteria is linked to better health.

Computer-designed proteins recognize and bind small molecules

Computer-designed proteins recognize and bind small molecules

Posted by: on Sep 6, 2013 | No Comments

Computer-designed proteins that can recognize and interact with small biological molecules are now a reality. Scientists have succeeded in creating a protein molecule that can be programmed to unite with three different steroids.