How to live longer: Research reveals ‘surprising’ secret to living longer

How to live longer is a question that people have chewed on for thousands of years. Though its origins can be traced back to ancient customs and traditions, scientific research has provided robust evidence to better inform people of the the dos and don’ts. It may come as a surprise that working past age 65 could lead to longer life, […]

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Perception and working memory are deeply entangled, study finds

Many people have an intuitive, though incorrect, understanding of how the brain works: Our senses perceive objectively factual data, and our higher-level thought processes interpret that data, pull some levers and shape our conclusions and behavior accordingly. But perception and thought are fundamentally linked, according to research published in Nature Human Behavior last week by Dwight Kravitz, an assistant professor […]

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Doctors and molecular engineers working to enlist the immune system to fight cancer

When telling the story of immunotherapy and cancer and how the two battle it out, it’s awfully challenging not to pull out the old A Tale of Two Cities cliché. Because everyone agrees: It is the best of times in cancer research and treatment. Over the past five years, the standard of care for treatment of many cancers has made […]

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