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Does a year in space make you older or younger?

Susan Bailey, Colorado State University Daily life aboard the International Space Station moves fast. Really fast. Traveling at approximately 17,000 miles per hour, 300...

Before the fall: How oldsters can avoid one of old age’s...

Matthew Lee Smith, Texas A&M University ; Ellen Schneider, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Marcia G. Ory, Texas A&M University , and...

America’s graying population in 3 maps

Peter Rogerson, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York The U.S. population has changed substantially in the last half century, growing by nearly...

Your next hearing aid could be a video game

Dana Boebinger, Harvard University Roughly 15 percent of Americans report some sort of hearing difficulty; trouble understanding conversations in noisy environments is one of the...

When a mom feels depressed, her baby’s cells might feel it...

Benjamin W. Nelson, University of Oregon; Heidemarie Laurent, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Nick Allen, University of Oregon An estimated 1 in 9 women...

Why are young women without wrinkles using Botox?

Dana Berkowitz, Louisiana State University The battle against wrinkles has lasted for centuries. Long before surgical facelifts, people ingested powders and potions, stretched their...

Why sex gets better in older age

Miri Forbes, University of Minnesota; Nicholas Eaton, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York), and Robert Krueger, University of Minnesota Aging is generally...

How playing video games can change your retirement

Bob De Schutter, Miami University The teenagers who were hooked on Pac-Man in the arcades and amusement parks of the early 1970s are getting ready...

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Global report shows how to beat the world’s biggest killers

Alessandro R Demaio, Harvard University The World Health Organization (WHO) has just released its Global Status Report on Noncommunicable Diseases, the second in a series...