Like The Watchers Of Ancient Days, Scientists Research “Immortality” With DNA Tinkering, Cloning

As reported by the New Yorker, the desire to live forever is as common today as it was in the ancient world when Gilgamesh tried to force the secret of immortality from the gods. Researchers across the country and around the world are trying to solve the problem of aging and chronic disease – and ultimately death – through a variety of techniques and technologies. Moreover, in the quest to live forever, we may be closer to our goal than ever before.

For the first time, bee-killing neonicotinoid pesticides are now being found in drinking water

Traces of a dangerous pesticide called neonicotinoids were detected in tap water across the U.S., a recent study revealed. A team of chemists and engineers at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and University of Iowa reported that they found residues of the toxic pesticide in drinking water, marking the first time that neonicotinoids were identified in tap water across the nation.