Long Life Genes in Naked Mole Rat

Posted: February 24th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Aging, Animals, Genetics & genomics, Life extension, Longevity, Model Organisms, Science | No Comments »

Scientists Report Long Life Genes in Naked Mole Rat


Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?

Posted: December 13th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Animals, Immortality, Life Sciences, Model Organisms, Regeneration, Stem cells | No Comments »

Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality? – NYTimes.com.


Balthazar by Maximilian Haas

Posted: June 3rd, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Animals, General, Was der K├Ârper alles kann | No Comments »

“BALTHAZAR is a performance for an animal and human performers. The piece was inspired by the film “Au Hazard Balthazar” (1966) by Robert Bresson, which tells the biography of a donkey. This artistic choice is now being placed within the context of a performance. The donkey – Balthazar – forms the cloudy center of the action. The animal is the protagonist of the piece, while the nameless human performers come and go.
By developing and modifying performative constellations between a donkey and human performers on stage, BALTHAZAR unfolds a series of theatrical experiments. By giving various cultural takes on animals and the otherness of nature, the strategies and capacities of theatre are pushed to their boundaries. The spectator witnesses a naturalistic experimental play, that offers a direct and complex experience with an animal.”

Quoted from http://vimeo.com/25446885


Earthlings (2005) documentary by Shaun Monson

Posted: December 9th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Animal-Human-Relationships, Animals | No Comments »

“EARTHLINGS is a feature length documentary about humanity’s absolute dependence on animals (for pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) but also illustrates our complete disrespect for these so-called “non-human providers.” The film is narrated by Academy Award nominee Joaquin Phoenix (GLADIATOR) and features music by the critically acclaimed platinum artist Moby.

WWII – Russians use explosive dogs

Posted: December 9th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Animal - Material, Animal-Human-Relationships, Animals | No Comments »

1943 Russians Use Explosive Dogs