BC Prof explores new immortal legal/financial powers of dead people

The United States is a very good place to be dead; better than almost anywhere, legally speaking. Ray Madoff, a professor at Boston College Law School who specializes in trusts and estates, lays out evidence for that in her book called Immortality and the Law: The Rising Power of the American Dead. Other nations have their own strong […]

“First we get proof of heaven; now the secret of immortality”

A celebrated “immortal” jellyfish dies a thousand deaths, so to speak, when Paul Raeburn gives it a good look in the Knight Science Journalism tracker. Raeburn writes: Only a few weeks after Newsweek and Simon & Schuster gave us proof of heaven,  The New York Times now offers us immortality in the form of an article entitled “Can a Jellyfish Unlock […]

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