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  • Senolytics as a Potential Back Pain Treatment

    Senolytics as a Potential Back Pain Treatment

    In a recent paper, researchers from McGill University in Canada have investigated how a combination of two senolytics, RG-7112 and o-Vanillin, influences the intervertebral disc cells […]
  • A Potential Exercise Mimetic to Restore Youthful Memory

    A Potential Exercise Mimetic to Restore Youthful Memory

    Researchers have identified a platelet-derived factor that improves cognition in mice and published their findings in Nature Communications. Finding the right molecules This paper begins with the same refrain common in discussions about the biological effects of exercise: […]
  • Longevity and DeSci Recap – August 2023

    Longevity and DeSci Recap – August 2023

    On the Longevity and DeSci Recap, you’ll discover the latest interviews, insights, and research in the longevity tech sphere over the past month and learn more about topics including blockchain, DAOs, cryptocurrency, DeSci, and events […]
  • Rejuvenation Roundup August 2023

    Rejuvenation Roundup August 2023

    EARD2023, the Longevity + DeSci Summit, is over, but the work its speakers have been doing continues. Here’s what’s happened on the aging research front in August. LEAF News Team […]

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  • Is There a Single Essence of Aging?

    Is There a Single Essence of Aging?

    In the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Dr. Jesse Poganik and Prof. Vadim Gladyshev of Harvard Medical School have presented an opinion proposing a consensus understanding of aging. A problem of focus and funding […]
  • How Pollution Makes Aging Worse

    How Pollution Makes Aging Worse

    A review paper published in GeroScience has detailed a substantial amount of research into the ways that environmental pollutants accelerate aging. […]
  • Jumping Genes Influence the Speed of Aging in Worms

    Jumping Genes Influence the Speed of Aging in Worms

    According to a newly published paper in Nature Communications, transposable elements impact aging in C.elegans [1]. Transposable elements and aging Transposable elements are often referred to as mobile genetic elements or jumping genes, as these DNA pieces can change their […]

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  • How Life Noggin Educates Millions – Pat Graziosi aka Blocko

    How Life Noggin Educates Millions – Pat Graziosi aka Blocko

    In this episode of Making Time, host Ryan O’Shea sits down with Pat Graziosi, the creative mind behind the hugely popular educational YouTube channel, Life Noggin, and the voice of its main character, Blocko. The conversation encapsulates Graziosi’s journey from […]
  • Niklas Anzinger on Building a New Regulatory World

    Niklas Anzinger on Building a New Regulatory World

    Hey everyone. Ryan O’Shea here with Lifespan News, and welcome to the launch of Making Time. This is a series that has been in the works for a while now and that will feature long form interviews with interesting figures […]
  • SENS Research Foundation’s CEO on Accelerating Rejuvenation

    SENS Research Foundation’s CEO on Accelerating Rejuvenation

    We had the chance to interview Lisa Fabiny-Kiser, CEO of the well-known SENS Research Foundation, on all the various research, education, and advocacy activities that the organization is currently doing along with its plans for the future. Public opinion and […]
  • 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 Lai Don’t try finding Zuzalu on a map; it doesn’t exist anymore. It was a β€œpop-up city” conceived by the tech entrepreneur Vitalik Buterin, creator […]

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