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Prospective Longevity R&D Program in Kazakhstan

Prospective Longevity R&D Program in Kazakhstan

Potential establishment of a state program in Kazakhstan to improve the healthspan of the population. On May 19, 2016, the World Health Organization released its report “World Health Statistics: Monitoring Health for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, describing the recent state of global health. The study reports rapid improvements in global life expectancy and healthy life expectancy. Th...

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The Virtuous Circle of Fantasy

The Virtuous Circle of Fantasy

Logically, if progress is accelerating, and progress depends on unreasonable people who act as outliers, then we must have more and more unreasonable people over time.

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Brain connections predict how well you can pay attention

Brain connections predict how well you can pay attention

During a 1959 television appearance, Jack Kerouac was asked how long it took him to write his novel On The Road. His response – three weeks – amazed the interviewer and ignited an enduring myth that the book was composed in a marathon of nonstop typing.

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Is Peer Review Delaying Anti-Aging Research?

Is Peer Review Delaying Anti-Aging Research?

Ten years ago, a team lead by Irina Conboy at the University of California at Berkeley showed something remarkable: if you take old cells and put them in a young environment, you effectively rejuvenate them.

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Give Blood, Live Longer?

Give Blood, Live Longer?

The raw statistics are quite promising; a study that found occasionally donating blood (every three years) is associated with a 50% drop in cardiovascular disease in men. This study finds a 40% reduction in cardiovascular risk, after adjusting for other differences between donor and non-donor groups. a study that found occasionally donating blood (every three years) is associated with a 50% drop ...

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