Dying actually begins at conception. From the moment of conception the directions for a person’s demise are passed on to every cell.
Dr. Simmons sees clues of design in the processes of reproduction, in development, and in the many complex events in the lungs and vascular system that make childbirth possible.
New discoveries explore the astonishing efficiency of the cell’s rotary engine ATP synthase, and describe new roles for other motors that deliver ATP.
University of Illinois professor S. Jay Olshansky argues that it is time to shift medicine’s focus — starting at age 65 — away from “life extension.”
Two UCSF medical professors warn about increasing “rational” elder suicides.