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July 28, 2017

The Whole Story: A Real Human Genome is 6.4 Billion Letters Long — Not 3.2 Billion

We are at an inflection point in the genomic revolution. As with any consciousness raising moment, it’s going to take some time for people to catch up. Because of that, a lot of numbers and figures get tossed around.


April 6, 2017

Meet Three Supercentenarians - Emma, Maria, and Hatsuno

We’re obsessed with the interaction of genes and diet, since that interplay keeps us mentally and physically fit, right into old age. So we decided to spotlight three supercentenarians (age 110 or older), who are living long, healthy lives…very long, healthy lives.


March 13, 2017

Spring Chicken: The 10 Dietary Habits of Highly Successful Agers

Everybody knows or has heard of a remarkably long-lived person. Many have lived independently into their hundreds and passed away without experiencing the extreme debility we usually associate with very old age. And although everyone slows down, these exceptional people remain fit and sharp. I describe such individuals as members of the “Mindspan Elite,” people who not only live extremely long lives, but retain high cognitive performance and good physical health through their later years (I...


April 26, 2016

Healthcare 2.0

We live in a complex modern world. Within this complex world lies another one that is most dear and personal to us, but also worries us. I’m talking about our present and future health.


February 15, 2016

This is the future. And it’s here today.

We are all hopeful for a better and brighter future. All too often, we are promised a future with new whiz-bang technologies that will make our lives easier, better, and more efficient. From hover boards to self-driving cars (what happened to flying cars?) to a cancer-free world. But, most of the time, the future doesn’t come fast enough. And when it does, it tends to be far from the perfection we imagined.