Cool Facts Friday #16

with Dave Asprey

A mix of facts about humans, humanity and the strange and wonderful world in which we live.


In this Episode of The Human Upgrade™...​

Cool Facts are quick hits of new human and world science curated into short bursts of information just for you. This fun compilation publishes one Friday a month.

  • Examining the relationship between autoimmunity and pain.
  • Plants up-regulate their own autophagy to bring nutrients back in balance.
  • How autophagy supports stressed-out cells.
  • New genes found! Nearly three times more cause obesity than prevent it.
  • Alzheimer’s may be an autoimmune disorder.

"I think 40% of aging is actually coming from inappropriate immune system activation and we're about to tackle it as a species."

Dave Asprey

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