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Op-Ed: Bacteria that ‘eat and breathe’ electricity in Yellowstone

Pullman - One thing about modern science: It keeps finding new useful things. The most recent discovery is bacteria that can “breathe” electricity through solid carbon anodes — and could even produce electricity sufficient for lower power applications.

Study: four cups of coffee protects the heart

A new study finds that caffeine, at the level equivalent to four standard cups of coffee, protects the heart with the added help of mitochondria.

British doctors request three-person baby study

Newcastle - British doctors have made a formal request to the national fertility regulator to undertake mitochondrial replacement therapy. This involves creating a baby with DNA from three people.

Are pomegranates the next super-food?

Pomegranates could be the next super-food, at least because of its anti-aging properties. New research has shown how a chemical in the fruit, when processed by gut bacteria, helps protect muscle cells.

Scientists find missing piece of the aging puzzle

Athens - A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia shows a hormone involved in the aging process is controlled by genetics, illuminating a potential path to reversing the aging process in humans.

UK researchers discover fountain of youth

London - It turns out the fountain of youth isn’t in some undiscovered triple-canopied jungle in Africa or the coast of Clearwater, Florida, at least not according to scientists at the Institute for Aging at Newcastle University in the UK.

Tetracycline antibiotics disrupt cellular mitochondria

From plants to mice and human cells, tetracyclines lead to mitochondrial dysfunction in studies on animals. This has caused scientists to raise warnings about this class of antibiotic.

Possibility of three-parent babies moves closer

The U.K.’s human embryo research agency has reported that a new mitochondrial replacement technique is safe and could be approved soon, paving the way for three-parent IVF.
 

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