Science of Aging

Learn more about the biology of aging, centenarians, rapamycin, mTOR, ‘anti-aging’ drugs, interventions that target the aging process, and more.

Robin Williams, Globalism on the brink, rapamycin and lifespan

I think seeing a picture of Robin this week on Lance Armstrong’s Instagram page got me thinking about him. I still remember exactly where I was the moment I found out about his death.

#04 – AMA #1: alcohol, best lab tests, wearables, finding the right doc, racing, and more

“I feel the need…the need for speed.” —Maverick and Goose

#02 – Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D.: the performance and longevity paradox of IGF-1, ketogenic diets and genetics, the health benefits of sauna, NAD+, and more

“If you’re doing something of quality, and are passionate about it, and you put in the work, people will notice it.” —Rhonda Patrick

Remembering Ramanujan, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, and a new podcast

And, speaking of boxing, and Easter, I filmed a brief primer on one of the most underappreciated sports of all time, egg boxing.

110 years of mortality: making progress?

Sometimes it’s useful to step back and look at the progress we’re making to see what’s possible and get some perspective.

Back to the future

The most interesting paper I (re-)read this week was “Twenty-five years of mTOR: Uncovering the link from nutrients to growth,” by my buddy David Sabatini.

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