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New evidence strengthens the theory that aging results from molecular damage.
Photograph by Jeremy Holden
Exploring the genetic mysteries of a gigantic parasite
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Brief life of a late-blooming ethicist: 1904-1976
Illustration by Davide Bonazzi
Traditional methods of preventing suicide have been ineffective, says psychologist Matthew Nock.
Illustration by Stuart Bradford
Scientists think they may have an answer.
Illustration by Pete Ryan
Gidon Eshel explains the environmental, social, and political effects of food choices.
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Metallic hydrogen would be a fundamental breakthrough that could revolutionize energy use, space exploration and more.
Courtesy of Ellen Roche
A new robotic device could restore the ability to pump blood in patients with heart failure.