Bill Faloon has pursued immortality for decades. Now he's got lots of company. What does science have to say?
It's time to go viral.
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Contact tracing is the key to preventing an epidemic.
PopSci learns, over the decades, that cocaine anesthesia, radioactive drinking water, and cryogenic cancer treatments are actually not good for your health
But their effect in normal cells may prove toxic for the body
How to heal an infection that defies antibiotics? Another infection. Doctors in Eastern Europe have used lab-grown viruses to safely cure millions of wounds. So why can't we do the same here?
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