The $1 Billion Misunderstanding of Aging
Biotech researchers and entrepreneurs want to grow up but not grow old, because once you’re old, things generally start going wrong. Photograph by Joe Campbell / Flickr Robert Conquest, a historian of Soviet Russia and a poet, once summarized Shakespeare’s 28-line poem, “The Seven Ages of Man,” in five lines. They go like this: Seven […]
Alzheimer’s Early Tell
Health:The language of authors who suffered from dementia has a story for the rest of us.
Sleep: When Brain Cells Shrink & Neuro Trash Is Flushed Away
This image from a mouse brain shows the fluid channels (purple) and glia cells (green) flush out the brain’s waste into blood vessels.Jeffrey Iliff1 and Maiken Nedergaard For humans, sleep is an absolute requirement for survival, almost on par with food and water. When we don’t get it, we not only feel terrible, but our […]