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Misguided Nostalgia for Our Paleo Past

The Kobal Collection, Hammer Raquel Welch in One Million Years B.C. (1966) The first thing you have to do to study 4,000-year-old DNA is take off your clothes. I am standing with Oddný Ósk…
PUBLISHED: Feb. 18, 2013
LENGTH: 16 minutes (4001 words)

The Strange Neuroscience of Immortality

Cambridge, Mass. Illustrations by Harry Campbell for The Chronicle Review In the basement of the Northwest Science Building here at Harvard University, a locked door is marked with a pink and yellow…
LENGTH: 20 minutes (5140 words)