Link. We think chronic stress chops off telomeres and causes premature aging. Diet and diabetes amplify the effect. (Fears of genetic susceptibility seem unfounded.)
Link. Alzheimers is the curse of Downs.
Link. Long ago one of my hobbies was visiting cults. They were full of vulnerable people.
Link. A good overview.
Link. Xi is utterly humorless.
Link. So much more than I knew.
Link. “BitTorrent, the peer-to-peer file sharing service, stepped in to buy Dlive. BitTorrent’s parent company, Tron, is owned by Justin Sun, a Chinese cryptocurrency multimillionaire.” Shows micro-currencies can work.
Link. Evolutionary biologists and vaccine specialists cautiously optimistic. It is adapting faster than some expected however.