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The science of memory (Washington Post)


The Washington Post quoted Mara Mather of the USC Leonard Davis School on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. “I guess the Republicans have been debating why does she forget getting home, but that sounds very plausible,” Mather said. “It focuses the brain on whatever stands out

Is fasting the fountain of youth? (CNN)


CNN quoted Valter Longo, who runs the Longevity Institute at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. He says that periodic fasting provides a “potential alternative to taking lots of drugs,” and no major diet changes are necessary. “You can do this for five days,

Not So Fast (Discover Magazine)


Discover Magazine quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how fasting can ramp up autophagy, a kind of cellular housekeeping, and allow the body to repair itself.