As average ages of death continue to rise in most developed countries, the idea that humans may one day live extraordinarily extended lives is no longer fantastic. Scarcely a day goes by without a report on the latest studies that … Continue reading Who Wants to Live Forever?
The antiquity of cheesemaking is well-accepted, allowing a hilarious mishearing of Jesus’ sermon in Monty Python’s Life of Brian. But how long have we been enjoying this delicious food product? The answer is, at least 7,000 years, according to research … Continue reading Blessed Are the Cheesemakers
It may not be nice, but people suffering from chronic diarrhea nowadays are sometimes offered a feces transplant as treatment. The gut is inhabited by trillions of bacteria, more than there are cells in the human body, in fact. These … Continue reading Poop Saves Lives
If you dislike the bitter aftertaste of artificial sweeteners and you’re looking for a good reason to switch back to real sugar, this may be it. Researchers at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, fed rats yogurt … Continue reading Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain