Batman vs. Superman (and a cancer stem cell theory)

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Tonight, I got to enjoy a movie with my 13-yo son: Batman vs. Superman. As promised by the horrible reviews, it could have been much better conceived and executed and suffered many tropes- such as a myriad of dream sequences to show motivation rather than allowing the circumstances and acting to carry it. But the movie does remind us of …

Visionary scientist

Paradigm-shifter, Dr. Janet Rowley, dies

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Janet Rowley, MD, was known for proposing that cancers are caused by a genetic malfunction, more specifically by translocation of DNA from the ends of one chromosome to another. What is the process that allows this to occur? It is telomere erosion. This is the basis of my unified theory of aging and disease illustrated by this diagram from my book, “Telomere Timebombs: Defusing the Terror of Aging”