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You might have more control over aging than you think — here are 5 things you can do to slow it down

Aging: it's largely your chromosomes' fault. That's what biologist Elizabeth Blackburn discovered when she started exploring the world of the invisible, threadlike cellular strands that carry our genetic code.<p>She revealed her decades-long process of discovery in a TED talk from April that was …

Genetics

50 Best Albums of 2017

Taylor Swift clapped back, Kendrick Lamar got personal, Lorde threw a high-concept party and more<p>50<p>By , , , , , , , , , , ,<p>32. Robert Plant, 'Carry …

15 books Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Elon Musk think everyone should read

Books have always been important to billionaire moguls like Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.<p>Over the years, the trio has sung the praises of several books that influenced the way they see the world, from their approach to technological innovation to how they manage their businesses.<p>Here are …

Books

The 12 best business books of the year, according to Stanford Business School

A good book is like food for the soul. When you want to curl up by the fire with a truly great one, look no further than this list furnished by members of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.<p>If you've got an entrepreneur or two in your life, these might make good holiday gifts, too:

Self-improvement

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Mark Twain

The Best Books of July 2017: From Svetlana Alexievich to Angela Davis

In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and the visual in the psychology of violence. <i>Draw Your Weapons</i> serves as a guide down a thought-provoking path into …

Books

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

Self-improvement

What I Learned from a Year of Intermittent Fasting

For several years during my early thirties, I was constantly tired. Starting around 2012, I was going for a five-mile run about three times a week, lifting weights just as often, and usually getting a good night’s sleep. I wasn’t training for the Olympics or running ultras, and I didn’t have a …

Wellness

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Investing

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

8 Books Every Leader Needs to Read in 2017 | Inc.com

From recent bestsellers to old-school business parables, these are the best business books to read in 2017. What would you add to this list? Leave me a comment.<p>by Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer<p>Researchers Galinsky and Schweitzer say that success isn't a one-sided path of collaboration or …

Leadership

Stellar nonfiction chosen by the National Book Critics Circle

Next month, the National Book Critics Circle will present its 2016 book prizes in six categories; these are the five finalists in nonfiction. Each book deserves to be read for years to come, but every one of them seems to speak urgently about this particular moment — a time of economic inequality …

How (and Why) to Play Hard to Get

Source: Sergey Nivens/Shutterstock<p>I have written several posts covering the research on playing hard to get. These explain how playing hard to get …

Psychology

Want to Improve Brain Functioning? Neuroscience Says to Start Reading This Immediately (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

I can't tell you the number of times I've visited a coworking space or other such entrepreneur hangout and seen cult favorites like <i>Lean Startup</i>, <i>ReWork</i>, and <i>Lean In</i> fill the shelves.<p>There's nothing wrong with that, of course. Nonfiction has its place, and plenty of people have felt more educated and …

Stephen King

Could Easter Island hold the key to anti-aging?

A promising anti-aging compound found around the statues of Easter Island continues to impress scientists, notes Metro.<p>Called rapamycin, it is a naturally occurring by-product of bacteria from this area.<p>According to an article published in Chemical and Engineering News, a soil sample containing the …

Easter Island

Discovery of pomegranate's anti-ageing molecule is a 'milestone'

Pomegranates slow down the ageing process by prompting cells to recycle and rebuild themselves, a study shows.<p>The ruby red fruit was revered by the ancients as “food of the gods”, but it has taken until now for scientists to identify the precise chemical that holds the key to youthful …

Dietary fiber has biggest influence on successful aging, research reveals

(credit: iStock)Eating the right amount of dietary fiber from breads, cereals, and fruits can help us avoid disease and disability into old age, …

Holistic Medicine

Watch How Your Diet Has Changed Over the Past 40 Years

Ever wondered how the food you eat has changed over time? This visualization plots the changing eating habits of the US between 1970 and 2013, …

The Hottest Tech in Silicon Valley Made This Meatball

<b>What:</b> A “cultured” meatball from Memphis Meats, a San Francisco startup backed by almost $3 million in venture funding.<p><b>Fresh Meat:</b> The company makes …

Silicon Valley

Biotech Company Claims To Have Successfully Used Gene Therapy In Attempt To Reverse Aging

In what they are claiming is a world first, biotech company BioViva has announced that they have used gene therapy to lengthen the caps on the end of …

Genetics

9 meal delivery services: Which one is right for you?

The idea of not having to grocery shop, instead getting prepared, portioned meals delivered to our door sounds like a dream for most of us …

15 Books Tech Leaders Are Reading Right Now | Inc.com

What books do the leaders of the tech industry read? I wanted to know the answer, so I asked the top venture capitalists, founders, tech execs, and journalists for their reading recommendations.<p>Every week in my Tech Caucus newsletter, I poll about 50 leaders of the tech industry -- movers and …

Tech Industry

An Engineered Protein Can Kill Cancer Cells in the Bloodstream

Most cancer research focuses on the mechanisms of tumor development, despite the fact that tumor metastasis—the spread of tumor cells—is responsible …

Year in review: Not all bodies act their age

Age was all the rage this year, as headlines about a provocative study blared what many people already suspected: People grow old at vastly different …

Atoms

This 500-Year-Old Book Revolutionized How We See Cities

The very first atlas of cities shows us how little has changed about our collective obsession with cityscapes.<p>Probably more than any other physical phenomenon, cities are a reflection of the incredible complexity of the modern world. And in the mid-1500s, as modern cities began to burgeon …

Maps
Venture Capital

Scientists are calling a series of experiments 'one of the most important aging discoveries ever'

I'm looking at a picture of two mice. The one on the right looks healthy. The one on the left has graying fur, a hunched back, and an eye that's been whitened by cataracts. "People ask: What the hell did you do to the mouse on the left?" says Nathaniel David. "We didn't do anything." Time did that. …

Body Fat

A productivity expert says this is the time of day when you should work on your most important tasks

One of the most important ways to figure out how you work best is to figure out <i>when</i> you work best by finding your "<b>biological prime time</b>."<p>It's a term that was coined by Sam Carpenter in his book, "Work the System," and it describes the hours of the day when you have the most energy. Everyone is …

Time Management