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These professors are working into retirement age

At 74, William Fenical is still is a full-time professor and still researching drugs from the sea, including compounds that look very promising to fight melanoma, multiple myeloma as well as breast and ovarian cancer.

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Want to learn a new skill fast? Change up practice sessions

When you want to learn a new skill, make slight changes during repeat practice sessions to help you master it faster.

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More older skiers hitting the slopes

If you’ve walked into a ski lodge the past few years, likely as not you’ve seen tables filled with gray-haired skiers wearing sweaters so old they’re back in style.

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Happiness expert offers 10 tips for a happier new year

There is no secret to happiness, but there is a science to it, said Tim Bono, PhD, a psychology lecturer in Arts & Sciences who teaches courses on happiness at the university.

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13 childhood games repurposed for boomers today

Now that we’re all grown up, we may not have the fortitude, flexibility or inclination to play the games we did in our youth. But that’s no reason not to play at all. So

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Boomers still the spine of independent book selling

Bookstores have a long history as allies and nurturers of social movements, and a generation of owners came of age with works ranging from Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 to Eldridge Cleaver’s Soul on Ice.

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