Life and Health

March 14, 2018

Global Threats, Part 4

Too Many Mouths

David Hulme

Our food supply may well become the greatest challenge of the century. And directly linked to it are dwindling global water reserves. Will we have enough of either to survive? Each of us holds the key.


Fall 2017

Your Cells Are Killing You

Dan Cloer

Immortality may not be an option, but can degeneration and the terrors of aging be lessened or even eliminated? These authors think so.


Fall 2017

Discovering the Body’s Ticking Clock

Dan Cloer

We all know we have a “body clock” and that it’s slowly winding down. But researchers are learning more about just what that means.

Fall 2017

How to Undo Aging

Dan Cloer

Neurobiologist Michael Fossel explains how people’s healthy life spans can be extended and how he believes Alzheimer’s will soon be cured.


Winter 2017

Failing to Succeed

Martin Coates

How you read the title of this article may say something about your view of failure—and about the likelihood of your eventual success.


Summer 2016

Preparing Yourself for the Unthinkable

Chris Anderson

With random acts of terror clearly on the increase around the world, what can you do to minimize your chances of becoming a victim?


Spring 2016

Beyond the Germ Theory

Dan Cloer

Disease epidemics were once explained as expressions of God’s implacable anger over our sinful human nature. Then came modern science.


Special Report: Obesity Facts and Figures
Special Reports

Obesity: Facts and Figures

Worldwide, obesity rates are escalating and obesity-related diseases continue to take millions of lives. Both on an individual level and on a global level, the time to take care of soaring obesity rates is before they careen out of control.

Special Report: The Dirt on Soil
Special Reports

The Dirt on Soil

A century after the introduction of artificial nitrogen fertilizers, we see some negative effects of the discovery that was so lauded by science.

Special Report: The Cowpath to a Healthier Planet
Special Reports

The Cowpath to a Healthier Planet

How and what we feed animals affects human health and our environment. So what should we feed cattle, both for their benefit and to improve our current health?