Anti-Aging Secrets Discovered in Yeast Could be the Key to Eternal Youth

September 11, 2013 by  
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Yeast photo from Shutterstock Who knew the secret to eternal youth could have been hiding in bread-rising yeast all this time? A team of researchers from Japan and New Zealand has found a way to double the lifespan of yeast by stabilizing a genetic sequence known as ribosomal DNA (rDNA). In a new study, published in the scientific journal Current Biology , the researchers say that doing the same thing to rDNA genes in humans could stop or slow aging for people too. Read the rest of Anti-Aging Secrets Discovered in Yeast Could be the Key to Eternal Youth Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Anti Aging , Austen Ganley , bacteria , beauty tips , cell division , Current Biology , Dermatology , Eternal Life , Eternal Youth , genetic engineering , how to stay looking young , Japan , Looking Young , massey university , National Institute of Genetics , New Zealand , rDNA , ribosomal DNA , skin care , Takehiko Kobayashi , yeast        

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2013 International Green Building Conference Kicks Off in Singapore

September 11, 2013 by  
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This morning, delegates from more than 35 countries gathered at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore for the 2013 International Green Building Conference to exchange ideas about building greener communities in the face of climate change. The event, organized by Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) in partnership with Reed Exhibitions and the Singapore Green Building Council, will be running concurrently with the 2013 World Engineers Summit Singapore and the Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia 2013 , giving architects, engineers and policy makers from all around the world a chance to collaborate and brainstorm solutions to real-world sustainability issues. Read the rest of 2013 International Green Building Conference Kicks Off in Singapore Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 International Green Building Conference , asia green buildings , BEX Asia , Build Eco Expo Asia , eco design , Green Building , green building Asia , green design , green mark , International Green Building Conference , marina bay sands , Singapore , singapore bca , singapore green , singapore green architecture , singapore green buildings , sustainable design , Teo Chee Hean        

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MAD Architects Unveil Mountainous Skyscrapers for Beijing’s Chaoyang Park

September 11, 2013 by  
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Ma Yansong of MAD Architects wants to create a unique Chinese architecture that embraces contemporary design while still pulling from the country’s traditional roots. To that end, he’s unveiled plans for a mixed-use complex of skyscrapers, office blocks and public spaces for Beijing’s Chaoyang Park that emulate mountains , hills and lakes! The development follows Ma Yansong’s Shan-Shui city concept, in which buildings and cities are influenced by nature and emotion to enable urban dwellers to connect with nature through the built environment. Read the rest of MAD Architects Unveil Mountainous Skyscrapers for Beijing’s Chaoyang Park Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: buildings that look like mountains , buildings that look like natural landscape , chaoyang park , Chinese architecture , futuristic city landscape painting , ma yansong , MAD architects , shan-shui , simulating nature with buildings , spirit of green        

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INFOGRAPHIC: Upgrading to an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c? Donate, Sell, or Recycle Your Old Phone!

September 10, 2013 by  
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Today Apple launched two shiny new cellphones – the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c – which means that thousands of old phones are set to fall into disuse as consumers around the world cash in their upgrades. If you’re planning to pick up a new iPhone , make sure to sell, donate, or recycle your old cell so that it doesn’t wind up as e-waste . Australia’s MobileMuster produced a great infographic that details the benefits of recycling your old cell phone – check it out after the break! The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Upgrading to an iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c? Donate, Sell, or Recycle Your Old Phone! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , australia , cell phone , e-waste , e-waste recycling , green design , iPhone 5c , iphone 5s , mobilemuster , product design , recycle your cell phone , Recycling initiatives , sustainable design        

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