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  •  Waldman_HERO

    What We Get Wrong About Dying

    A pediatric oncologist describes the lessons of his practice.

  • Lipsitz_HERO

    The Real Secret of Youth Is Complexity

    Our physiological processes become increasingly simple as we age.

  • Mitteldorf_HERO-3

    Why Aging Isn’t Inevitable

    The great variety of aging styles among plants and animals suggests it can be controlled.

  • Steinsaltz_HERO

    Will 90 Become The New 60?

    As our lifespans have increased, so too have our active years. Can that go on?

  • Ingenious_Lane_HERO

    Ingenious: Nick Lane

    The biochemist explains the elements of life, sex, and aging.

  • Hoffman_HERO-2

    How the Obits Became My Muse

    The unusual lives of a physicist and an aviator, in verse and song.

  • Weir_HERO

    Can You Die From a Broken Heart?

    What happens to our bodies when the bonds of love are breached.

  • Paine_HERO_skulls

    Drop-Dead Famous

    If we are to learn how to die, we need teachers.