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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.

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  • Vitalik Buterin Exclusive Interview: Longevity, AI and More

    Vitalik Buterin Exclusive Interview: Longevity, AI and More

    Vitalik Buterin holding Zuzu, the puppy rescued by people of Zuzalu. Photo: Michelle Iai Donโ€™t try finding Zuzalu on a map; it doesnโ€™t exist anymore. It was a โ€œpop-up cityโ€ conceived by the tech entrepreneur […]
  • Discovering Why Adrenal Cancer Is More Dangerous for Women

    Discovering Why Adrenal Cancer Is More Dangerous for Women

    A paper published today in Nature Aging has explained a relationship between cellular senescence, cancer of the adrenal glands, and sex differences. A closer look at age-related cancer Over 90% of cancer diagnoses are made in people over a […]
  • Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024: May 10-11 in Berlin

    Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024: May 10-11 in Berlin

    Berlin, Germany – May, 23, 2023 – The Forever Healthy Foundation is pleased to announce the second edition of the Rejuvenation Startup Summit, following the inaugural Rejuvenation Startup Summit in 2022 with more than 400 participants from […]
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  • Using AI to Discover New Rapamycin-Like Molecules

    Using AI to Discover New Rapamycin-Like Molecules

    In a recent paper published in International Journal of Medical Sciences, researchers have described how they used artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to find mTOR-inhibiting molecules [1]. mTOR is […]
  • How Your Funding Has Helped Mitochondrial Research

    How Your Funding Has Helped Mitochondrial Research

    Financed by Lifespan.io’s crowdfunding efforts, SENS Research Foundation has engaged in fruitful research into ways of dealing with mitochondrial dysfunction, the gradual loss of function of our cells’ power plants. Here, the organization reports its successes in […]
  • Zuzalu Talks Longevity: Highlights from the Conference

    Zuzalu Talks Longevity: Highlights from the Conference

    Lifespan.io president Keith Comito presenting in Zuzalu. Photo: Arkadi Mazin While the format of this conference was rather conventional, the venue was anything but. It was held in Zuzalu, which can’t be found on any map. Zuzalu […]
  • Summer Is Coming, and We Have Been Working Hard

    Summer Is Coming, and We Have Been Working Hard

    For those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, spring is fast approaching summer, and warmer weather is on the way. Spring is a time of rejuvenation, exactly what our organization is striving to support in the fight against […]
  • A New Tool for Editing Mitochondrial DNA

    A New Tool for Editing Mitochondrial DNA

    Researchers publishing in Nature Biotechnology have developed a novel method of editing mitochondrial DNA, which cannot be accomplished with nuclear DNA tools. Where CRISPR doesn’t work While […]
  • Rare Gene Variant Appears to Protect Against Alzheimerโ€™s

    Rare Gene Variant Appears to Protect Against Alzheimerโ€™s

    Scientists studying people with autosomal dominant Alzheimerโ€™s disease have found a genetic variant that is associated with decades of stalled onset [1]. The predictable Alzheimerโ€™s Scientists still do not know what causes most cases of Alzheimer’s, although certain genetic […]
  • A Senolytic Drug May Already Be in the Clinic

    A Senolytic Drug May Already Be in the Clinic

    Researchers publishing in Aging have investigated zoledronic acid, a drug already used to protect bones and fight osteoporosis, for its activity against cellular senescence. An approved drug with established effects Zoledronate has already been approved […]
  • Targeting Age-Related Metabolic Shifts in the Brain

    Targeting Age-Related Metabolic Shifts in the Brain

    Publishing in Aging, a team of Chilean researchers has described a relationship between gene shifts in the brain and neurons not getting the energy they need. Greedy glia To perform various maintenance and protective […]

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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.

  • Kelsey Moody on Supporting New Researchers with Ichor

    Kelsey Moody on Supporting New Researchers with Ichor

    Today, we are speaking to Ichor Life Sciences CEO Dr. Kelsey Moody about the doctoral program that the company operates and how the company is supporting the next generation of scientists. Ichor Life Sciences is a biotechnology company […]
  • Irina Conboy on Academic Publishing

    Irina Conboy on Academic Publishing

    Today, we are talking with Dr. Irina Conboy, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Rejuvenation Research about impact and other aspects of journal publishing. This journal is an important academic publication for our field and publishes many papers […]
  • Vera Gorbunova on Long-Lived Species

    Vera Gorbunova on Long-Lived Species

      Dr. Vera Gorbunova is a famous geroscientist who, for the last several years, has worked mostly on uncovering the amazing biological mechanisms that are responsible for the enviable longevity and resilience of long-lived species such […]
  • Ashley Zehnder on Harnessing Animal Genes Against Aging

    Ashley Zehnder on Harnessing Animal Genes Against Aging

    Many species have developed amazing mechanisms to cope with various drivers of aging. We have previously interviewed two prominent experts that study those evolutionary marvels: Steven Austad and Emma Teeling. However, this […]

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Vitalik Buterin Exclusive Interview: Longevity, AI and More

Vitalik Buterin holding Zuzu, the puppy rescued by people of Zuzalu. Photo: Michelle Iai Donโ€™t try finding Zuzalu on a...

Centenarians Have Slightly Different Gut Ecologies

Researchers publishing in Nature Microbiology have determined that the viruses populating the intestines of centenarians are slightly different from those...

Hypoxia Extends Median Lifespan in Fast-Aging Mice by 50%

Scientists have found that continuous oxygen restriction drastically extends the lifespan of progeroid mice, but the effect's mechanism remains a...

Discovering Why Adrenal Cancer Is More Dangerous for Women

A paper published today in Nature Aging has explained a relationship between cellular senescence, cancer of the adrenal glands, and...