Five Stories You Should Read This Week
Would You Choose to Be “Ageless”?
Ever wonder what it would feel like to live to age 120 or older? Advances in science and medicine are ensuring that possibility is not far off. But in a recent survey of adults in the U.S., nearly half said they wouldn’t want to partake in any medical interventions that would allow them to live to 120 or beyond. What’s behind the pessimistic attitude toward living longer, and what are the opportunities of becoming “ageless”?
Materials of the Future
The constant advances in technology wouldn’t be possible without the creation of innovative breakthroughs in the way we create and manufacture new products. What new materials are in the works to help mold the future? Find out how metal foam, clear aluminum and other state-of-the-art materials are pushing our creative boundaries.
Haunting Video From Mars
Last week, NASA released a time-lapse video of Mars Rover Opportunity taking a drive around the red planet. The video, recorded from January 2004-April 2015, gives you point-of-view footage from Opportunity and even includes sound. Make sure you turn on your speakers — the sound of space is haunting and fascinating.
Watch the video and read about the footage here.
Tracking Your Body Toxins
Researchers at the University of Oregon have recently created a silicon bracelet that can help detect chemical compounds that you may be exposed to, including pesticides, chemicals and flame retardants. A recent Kickstarter is working on making it a consumer product.
Find out more on how it works, and why seeing any results from the data will cost you a pretty penny by clicking here.
Curing Alzheimer’s by 2025?
Alzheimer’s is a debilitating illness for both the sufferer and their loved ones. What would the world be like without it? Take a peek into the near future at what the world would be like if Alzheimer’s were cured by 2025.
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