Saturday, February 06, 2016

Saturday Stories: Retired Cells, Brazilian Doctors, and Ancient Rome's Halftime Shows

Ed Yong in the Atlantic covers an exciting new anti-aging treatment prospect - getting rid of the body's retired cells (mouse model caveat applies).

Reed Johnson and Rogerio Jelmayer in the WSJ on the Brazilian doctors who sounded the alarm on Zika and microcephaly.

A must pre-Superbowl read in Live Science from New York Times bestselling historical non-fiction author Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz on the horrors of the ancient Rome's damnatio ad bestias half-time show.