“Dr. Luis A. Diaz Jr. of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, an author of a paper published Sunday in the New England Journal of Medicine … said he knew of no other study in which a treatment completely obliterated a cancer in every patient … Dr. Alan P. Venook, a colorectal cancer specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, who was not involved with the study, said he also thought this was a first. A complete remission in every single patient is ‘unheard-of,’ he said.” Well, hear this from the NYT: A Cancer Trial’s Unexpected Result: Remission in Every Patient.

+ “If we reverse aging, these diseases should not happen. We have the technology today to be able to go into your hundreds without worrying about getting cancer in your 70s, heart disease in your 80s and Alzheimer’s in your 90s … This is the world that is coming. It’s literally a question of when and for most of us, it’s going to happen in our lifetimes.” The ‘Benjamin Button’ effect: Scientists can reverse aging in mice. The goal is to do the same for humans. This is exactly why, when it comes to personal achievements, I’m pacing myself.

+ Kenichi Wha? Japanese adventurer Kenichi Horie isn’t waiting around for his miracle mice cure. At 83, he just became the oldest person in the world to complete a solo, nonstop voyage across the Pacific Ocean — and he says he is still ‘in the middle of my youth’ and not done yet.”