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The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California

Many decades ago my mom took us kids down to the courthouse to get the latest polio vaccine. I remember it well because it didn’t involve a needle. 501 more words

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Will You Ever Be Able to Upload Your Brain? 

In recent times it has become appealing to believe that your dead brain might be preserved sufficiently by freezing so that some future civilization could bring your mind back to life.  842 more words
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New scientific evidence that intermittent fasting has health benefits

by Charles Q. Choi

Instead of eating three square meals a day, an eating schedule that involves “intermittent fasting” could help fight not just obesity but many related diseases of modern life, such as diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s, researchers say. 524 more words

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