Robust life extension reaches the Washington Post on Halloween day

Let’s meet the informal version of the ‘pro-aging trance’ in a portrait on Aubrey de Grey in the Washington Post (thanks for the tip, Jim): Why is it, when you bring up the idea of living forever — even if robust and healthy, not drooling on your shoes — some people just recoil viscerally? “It’s… Continue reading Robust life extension reaches the Washington Post on Halloween day

Will Nature Network join to the Google Gang to use Open Social?

Google will launch this Thursday a new project, called Open Social, a set of software tools for developers to create applications for multiple social networking sites. The standards are accepted so far by Hi5, Orkut, LinkedIn, Friendster, Ning, Salesforce.com, and Oracle, and not accepted by MySpace and obviously Facebook (the whole project could be interpreted… Continue reading Will Nature Network join to the Google Gang to use Open Social?

What is your (science) blogging writing style?

Yesterday I’ve sent the following (slightly edited) email to a bunch of science bloggers I know and respect for very different reasons. I plan to blog the answers (if they come) one by one: Dear Fellow Science Blogger, Every blogger has his/her blogging writing style and in many cases we do know the components our… Continue reading What is your (science) blogging writing style?