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How to live to 100 (according to science)

In this episode of Everything Should Be Better, Tristin Hopper explains how you can join the centenarian club. Watch the video above, or read the transcript below. Why millennials aren’t having sex Why petitions are (almost always) a staggering waste of time Everything Should Be Better: The full series Whenever someone turns 100, it’s customary… Read More »

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

Standing on the shoulders of the basic science researchers who came before us

I recently attended a small dinner hosting Robert Lefkowitz, MD, the winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery for G-protein coupled receptors. Throughout the night, the conversation traversed a diverse range of topics — from his adventures in Stockholm, Sweden to his work-life balance — but his remarks on one particular subject… Read More »