Archive for September 2018

Some years ago, researchers showed that they could take mouse cells, turn them into eggs, then create baby mice from those eggs.

Now they’ve finally produced human eggs from human blood cells.

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/nemewx/scientists-just-made-human-egg-cells-from-human-blood-for-the-first-time

I forgot to post this when I first saw it, but it’s a very interesting video on what might be the root cause of ageing, and some info on progress at the sharp end of longevity research.

If you have a ship that can keep you alive for the time required to travel between stars, why leave it? We’re not going to colonize the galaxy, we’re going to use it for resources to make cool stuff.

And use the light-years of empty space to get away from the asshats.