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Lifespan.io offers the latest information on rejuvenation biotechnology and life extension technologies. Our news outlet brings you the latest aging research, financial, and advocacy news, which is great if you like to keep up to date with everything happening in this rapidly changing field on a daily basis.

Lifespan News, presented by Emmett Short and Ryan O’Shea, is a weekly news show with a pop-sci twist. This show brings you the latest aging research and life extension news in a pop-sci style. Also hosted by Ryan O’Shea, the Rejuvenation Roundup podcast is a monthly breakdown of the key news stories and happenings in the industry. Finally, if you would like to look back through news stories from past months, check out the news archive.

  • Diagnosing Alzheimer’s in the Near Infrared

    Diagnosing Alzheimer’s in the Near Infrared

    In Nature Biomedical Engineering, a team of researchers has published an innovative method of making tau tangles and amyloid beta visible in the near infrared, allowing doctors and researchers to see through bone with relatively simple equipment. […]
  • Senolytic Improves Metabolism in Mice

    Senolytic Improves Metabolism in Mice

    Scientists have shown that a popular senolytic combination of dasatinib and quercetin improves glucose tolerance and fasting blood glucose levels in aged mice [1]. The question of metabolism Cellular senescence is one of the hallmarks […]
  • A Light-Sensitive Drug to Remove Senescent Cells

    A Light-Sensitive Drug to Remove Senescent Cells

    Research published in Nature Aging has shown that a photosensitive senolytic drug can be used to selectively remove senescent cells, slowing functional organ aging in mice. A problem of delivery The researchers name three problems with senolytic drugs: specificity to […]
  • New Year, Same Goal to End Age-Related Diseases

    New Year, Same Goal to End Age-Related Diseases

    The new year is well underway, and we have been our usual busy selves. Join us for the first editorial of the year, and find out about the awesome things we have been doing for longer, healthier lives. […]
  • Longevity Will Become a Mainstream Part of Drug Development

    Longevity Will Become a Mainstream Part of Drug Development

    Joppe Nieuwenhuis, Innovation Scout at Rejuveron Life Sciences, discusses his views about the future of longevity and rejuvenation research and how it will merge with current medical frameworks and systems. About Rejuveron Rejuveron is […]
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  • Ultrasound Rejuvenates Senescent Cells Through Autophagy

    Ultrasound Rejuvenates Senescent Cells Through Autophagy

    In a preprint paper, the researchers have shown that low-frequency ultrasound treatment decreases senescence and improves the physical performance of aged mice [1]. Mechanical approach Cellular senescence, the inability of aged cells to divide while still being […]
  • Rejuvenation Roundup January 2023

    Rejuvenation Roundup January 2023

    As 2023 continues, so does new research into rejuvenation, regeneration, and restoration. Let’s see what’s been done to reverse age-related diseases in January. LEAF News Team and activities New Year, Same Goal to End Age-Related Diseases: The new […]
  • Lifespan News – Tearing Cells

    Lifespan News – Tearing Cells

    On this episode of Lifespan News, Emmett Short focuses on a recently published paper in which senescent cells tear off portions of their membranes, leaving them attached to other cells. Script Senescent cells […]
  • VitaDAO Closes $4.1 Million Fundraising Round

    VitaDAO Closes $4.1 Million Fundraising Round

    VitaDAO, a decentralized organization funding early-stage longevity research and biotech start-ups, has announced the successful closing of a $4.1 million funding round dedicated to financing future longevity projects and furthering its commercialization and licensing strategy for IP-NFT assets. […]
  • New Way to Help Aging Cells Produce Collagen

    New Way to Help Aging Cells Produce Collagen

    Scientists have demonstrated that extracellular vesicles loaded with mRNA coding for collagen production can be easily produced and delivered into aging fibroblasts in vitro and in vivo, boosting collagen levels and eliminating signs […]

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We have a dedicated team of journalists who have interviewed many of the leaders in the field about their research and the drive to end age-related diseases. You can find our latest interviews below.

  • Eric Verdin on the Buck, Nutrition, and Ketosis

    Eric Verdin on the Buck, Nutrition, and Ketosis

    Six years ago, Dr. Eric Verdin, already a highly acclaimed veteran geroscientist, was catapulted to the forefront of the field when he agreed to lead the Buck Institute for Research on Aging (or simply “the Buck”), […]
  • Emma Teeling on What We Can Learn from Bats

    Emma Teeling on What We Can Learn from Bats

    Emma Teeling is a professor at University College of Dublin, and her research focuses on bats. In this interview, Emma explains why many bats, despite having tiny body sizes and leading very metabolically demanding lifestyles, are […]
  • H.E. Justin Sun Talks Crypto Longevity with Lifespan.io

    H.E. Justin Sun Talks Crypto Longevity with Lifespan.io

    In October, H.E. Justin Sun, founder of the blockchain DAO ecosystem TRON, announced his donation to The Longevity Prize, a series of prizes designed to boost longevity science. In so doing, he has joined the ranks of other […]

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Diagnosing Alzheimer’s in the Near Infrared

In Nature Biomedical Engineering, a team of researchers has published an innovative method of making tau tangles and amyloid beta...

Is Increasing Human Lifespan Unnatural?

Whenever the topic of any possible increased healthy longevity through science is discussed, a common objection to developing the technology...

Senolytic Improves Metabolism in Mice

Scientists have shown that a popular senolytic combination of dasatinib and quercetin improves glucose tolerance and fasting blood glucose levels...

A Light-Sensitive Drug to Remove Senescent Cells

Research published in Nature Aging has shown that a photosensitive senolytic drug can be used to selectively remove senescent cells,...