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Never say die

This is mostly pretty cool. Beats the alternative, as they say. But one decidedly uncool thing about being almost 50 is that my...

How scientists want to make you young again

A little over 15 years ago, scientists at Kyoto University in Japan made a remarkable discovery. When they added just four proteins to...

When you lose weight, where does it go?

We use energy all the time, whether we’re running, eating, or sleeping. The energy we use at rest—to pump blood, digest food,...

The bird is fine, the bird is fine, the bird is fine, it’s dead

Most of these trials are going to fail, Kirkland said. Most trials do. “People should try to be dispassionate, even though everyone...

Technology that lets us speak to our dead relatives has arrived. Are we ready?

Scripted bits like this sounded stilted and strange, but as we moved on, with my mother recounting memories and speaking in her...

Inside effective altruism, where the far future counts a lot more more the present

Within effective altruism’s framework, selecting one’s career is just as important as choosing where to make donations. EA defines a professional “fit”...

Why the sci-fi dream of cryonics never died

The environment was something of a shift for Drake, who had spent the previous seven years as the medical response director of...

The messy morality of letting AI make life-and-death decisions

By the 2000s, an algorithm had been developed in the US to identify recipients for donated kidneys. But some people were unhappy...

What happens when you donate your body to science

Take ribs, for instance. George stood near a donor, almost entirely skeletonized, whose ribs were cracked. One might surmise that these broken ribs...

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