There is no need to abandon optimism, science, and purpose. We just need to focus on what works.
Cancer is common, fragile, curable by cell suicide or immune surveillance, and most associated with aging.
How telomere erosion leads to chromosomal mutation, which causes dysfunction and cell death (we hope)
This week, the future became the present, as scientists published a study showing that an engineered molecule that facilitates cell death could reverse signs of aging in mice and hopefully cure aging
Since sex hormones like testosterone are positively associated with acne AND with increased telomerase activity, the study probably just captured this effect.