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Hijacking bacterial attack system with light

Science is so cool. “Some bacteria inject toxins into host cells using a syringe-like appendage. Past research has found we could hijack that as a new drug delivery system, and now Max Planck scientists have developed a way to control […]

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Discussion of NAD boosters

I’m almost done reading a book about extending human lifespan by David Sinclair. He believes we’re on the cusp of decades-longer, healthier lives. Meanwhile, I’m sharing this article where he writes about NMN and NR, two compounds that boost NAD […]

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Bye, Amazon (from a VP who quit in protest)

“May 1st was my last day as a VP and Distinguished Engineer at Amazon Web Services, after five years and five months of rewarding fun. I quit in dismay at Amazon firing whistleblowers who were making noise about warehouse employees […]