Jeep is once again hosting cool concepts at Moab for its annual Easter Safari, and one in particular is bringing the electrical heat. Based on the two-door 2020 Wrangler Rubicon, the Jeep Magneto could be Fiat-Chrysler’s (now part of Stellantis) more affordable off-roading alternative to GM’s Hummer EV.
They’re calling it a “zombie gene.”
A new study published in Scientific Reports challenges the widespread belief that brain activity comes to a halt immediately at death or shortly after. Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago found that glial cells not only come alive, but also increase in size and grow arm-like appendages hours after a person dies. Study author Jeffrey Loeb, head of neurology and rehabilitation at the UIC’s College of Medicine, said the findings weren’t “too surprising” as the glial cells are inflammatory “and their job is to clean things up after brain injuries like oxygen deprivation or stroke.”