Eduardo Martínez-Montes

About Eduardo Martínez-Montes

Eduardo R. Martínez-Montes is a Ph.D. candidate in biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology. He says he’s always had too many interests, especially in college when you should mostly be getting good at one thing. He laments that it is hard not to fall into obsoleteness as a Renaissance man in the age of specialization.

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A Remedy for the Hangover

A Remedy for the Hangover

“If getting drunk was how people forgot they were mortal, then hangovers were how they remembered.” ― Matt Haig, The Humans Matt Haig’s quote exemplifies the dreaded and inevitable consequence of a night of heavy drinking: hangovers. While the scientific community condemns drunkenness as a threat to individual health and public safety, drinking and hangovers are tales(...)

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Genetic Double-Agents Are Making You Old

Genetic Double-Agents Are Making You Old

We’re getting old. Unprecedented advances in biomedical research and technology over the last century have increased the average human lifespan in the United States by over 50 percent.1 And with more people enrolling in Medicare than prenatal partner yoga, it is vital to understand and improve the health of the aging population. Unfortunately, getting older(...)

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