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2 Ways You Can Arrest the Process of Aging

2 Ways You Can Arrest the Process of Aging

In a few weeks, a mysterious new biotech company will launch an anti-aging pill on the US market. Very little is known about this pill. The promotional material claims it will “modulate the pathways associated with aging”. And based on studies so far, it will add...
If this happens, kiss goodbye to the bull market

If this happens, kiss goodbye to the bull market

What’s the big news this week for UK investors? It’s not that Sainsbury’s bid for Asda has been blocked by the Competition and Markets Authority. At least, on the face of it that’s not too important – not yet. Although perhaps in a few years’ time we’ll look back on...
3 Ways Your Brain Can Be Manipulated by Technology

3 Ways Your Brain Can Be Manipulated by Technology

An experiment: hold out your right arm and then slowly flex your wrist. Which comes first – the thought to flex your wrist, or the action itself? In the 1980s, an experiment by the neurologist Benjamin Libet raised some disturbing questions about the extent to which...
How to lose 37% of your money in three weeks

How to lose 37% of your money in three weeks

You’ve got to feel for those poor investors who hailed a ride on the Lyft bandwagon… … just as the price peaked on the day of its IPO. Say they got in at the top, at $88.30, as new issue euphoria reached maximum. They’d have been pleased to be in on the hottest...