Category: Odds & Ends

This year’s severe flu exposes a serious flaw in our medical system

blockquote class=”repubhubembed”> By Christine Crudo Blackburn, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University and Morten Wendelbo, Lecturer, Bush School of Government and Public Service; Research Fellow, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs; and, Policy Sciences Lecturer, …

How rejuvenation of stem cells could lead to healthier aging

By Elisa Lazzari, Postdoctoral Associate in Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University. Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com “Rampant” and “elderly” are words rarely used in the same sentence, unless we are talking of the percentage of people over 65 years old worldwide. Life expectancy has considerably increased, but it is still unknown …

Just about finished!

Took a while but you are now looking at us from a brand new location.  Yippee! Everything has now been moved and we are shaking out the last few glitches of the system. Things are looking pretty solid. Our regular updates will soon resume and be …

China will become a major space power by 2050

Plans include launches, robotic moon bases, and interplanetary manned missions. Spaceplane The China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation notes that its single-stage-to-orbit hypersonic spaceplane will be ready for service by 2030. CASIC Last week, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum directing NASA to send astronauts back …