DNA is Not Destiny: Gina Kolata explains why your genetic code plays second fiddle to luck when it comes to whether or not you develop a chronic disease.

The flirtation of some legal scholars with "reasoning to the best explanation", an educated guess at best and an unseemly dalliance with the post hoc ergo propter hoc logical fallacy at least, has gone under the microscope.

Caloric restriction, rapamycin and autophagy may extend life whereas obesity activates mTOR, impairs autophagy and thus may kill you via liver cancer.

"There are too many careless mistakes creeping into scientific papers".  It’s "shocking", for example, how many published findings in the realm of cancer investigation cannot be reproduced.

Be afraid. Be very afraid.