Dr. Robot: Did Your Doctor Go to Medical School?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is omnipresent in our world today — it is being used for customer service, calculating complex formulas, predicting market values, and face recognition technology, among many other applications. Our world moves more efficiently with artificial intelligence, but is it always beneficial? As AI invades the world of medicine, we must remember that faster does not always mean better…

The Evolution of Cancer Biology

Cancer is characterized by the uncontrolled growth of cells in the body. This disease remains one of the most significant medical challenges in the modern day; however, humans have been aware of this condition for thousands of years. Ancient physicians all over the world have, for centuries, described cancerous growths in their patients…

Removing Senescent Cells: Extending the Human Age Span

Aging is a universal process, yet the science behind how and why aging occurs is still relatively mysterious. However, during the past few decades, modern aging research has progressed dramatically. The first key finding in aging science was that calorie restriction can extend the average and maximum lifespan of many organisms. Today, the discovery of the relationship between senescent cells and the rate of aging…