“They tell me this is cold. I don't know what cold is, because I don't freeze.” From Northern Lights by Philip Pullman (1946- ) Believe it or not, it is possible to freeze your eyeball solid. This said, freezing your eyeball works best under one of two conditions. First, when your entire head is frozen solid. Second, when the eyeball is actually removed from the eye socket and then exposed to sub zero conditions. Needless to say, neither circumstance is... Read more
New drug given during pregnancy may help treat fragile X syndrome, a leading genetic cause of autism.→ Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog. His latest book is
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Andrew Pollack in The New York Times: J. Craig Venter is the latest wealthy entrepreneur to think he can cheat aging and death. And he hopes to do so by resorting to his first love: sequencing genomes. On Tuesday, Dr....