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Why Men Don’t Live as Long as Women

It’s the testosterone, don’t you know.

What My Stroke Taught Me

The surprising, quiet nourishment of losing my internal monologue.

Raising the American Weakling

There are two very different interpretations of our dwindling grip strength.

Will Viruses Save Us From Superbugs?

When antibiotics failed a severely ill patient, it was a pond virus that saved him.

Ingenious: Leonard Hayflick

One of the world’s preeminent experts on aging on his life in research.

On Your Birthday, You’re Not Celebrating What You Think

Scientists are trying to study biological aging without defining it, and that’s a problem.

Why You Can’t Help But Act Your Age

The surprising relationship between mindset and getting old.

Natural Selection in an Outbreak

Every time a disease spreads, it has another chance to mutate.

The Trouble with Milk

Only 1 in 3 people have evolved tolerance to lactose.