The $1 Billion Misunderstanding of AgingRobert Conquest, a historian of Soviet Russia and a poet, once summarized Shakespeare’s 28-line poem, “The Seven Ages of Man,” in five lines. They go like this:Seven Ages: first puking and mewling Nautilus Members enjoy an ad-free experience. Log in or Join now . Then very pissed off with your schooling.Then fucks and then fights. […]
Alzheimer’s Early TellThe language of authors who suffered from dementia has a story for the rest of us.
Sleep: When Brain Cells Shrink & Neuro Trash Is Flushed AwayThis image from a mouse brain shows the fluid channels (purple) and glia cells (green) flush out the brain’s waste into blood vessels.Jeffrey Iliff1 and Maiken Nedergaard For humans, sleep is an absolute requirement for survival, almost on par with food and water. When we don’t get it, we not only feel terrible, but our […]