Skip to content

Category: Articles

Gym rat: In his quest to optimize his health, Larry Smarr recently underwent tests to measure his peak oxygen consumption, maximum heart rate, and other physiological indicators. Credit: Michael Kelley

The Patient of the Future

Internet pioneer Larry Smarr’s quest to quantify everything about his health led him to a startling discovery, an unusual partnership with his doctor, and more…

Continue reading The Patient of the Future

Comments closed

False Positive

A report in Science 2 years ago that linked a mouse retrovirus, XMRV, to chronic fatigue syndrome astonished scientists and patients alike. But the theory…

Continue reading False Positive

Comments closed

Fertility Rites

PASCAL GAGNEUX, one of the few laboratory scientists who has studied wild chimpanzees, is a walking encyclopedia of chimpanzee/human differences. Ever since scientists began studying chimpanzees,…

Continue reading Fertility Rites

Comments closed