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The Latest Longevity News Stories
Vitalik Buterin Exclusive Interview: Longevity, AI and MoreVitalik Buterin holding Zuzu, the puppy rescued by people of Zuzalu. Photo: Michelle Iai Don’t try finding Zuzalu on a map; it doesn’t exist anymore. It was a “pop-up city” conceived by the tech entrepreneur […]
Centenarians Have Slightly Different Gut EcologiesResearchers publishing in Nature Microbiology have determined that the viruses populating the intestines of centenarians are slightly different from those of the merely old. Viruses for […]
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 mystery . Can […]
Discovering Why Adrenal Cancer Is More Dangerous for WomenA 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 […]
How Your Funding Has Helped Mitochondrial ResearchFinanced by Lifespan.io’s crowdfunding efforts, SENS Research Foundation has engaged in fruitful research into ways of dealing with mitochondrial dysfunction, […]
Longevity Will Become a Mainstream Part of Drug DevelopmentJoppe 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 […]
Rejuvenation Startup Summit 2024: May 10-11 in BerlinBerlin, 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 […]
Using AI to Discover New Rapamycin-Like MoleculesIn 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 . mTOR is […]
How Your Funding Has Helped Mitochondrial ResearchFinanced 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 ConferenceLifespan.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 HardFor 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 DNAResearchers 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 Alzheimer’sScientists studying people with autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease have found a genetic variant that is associated with decades of stalled onset . The predictable Alzheimer’s Scientists still do not know what causes most cases of Alzheimer’s, although certain genetic […]
A Senolytic Drug May Already Be in the ClinicResearchers 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 BrainPublishing 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.
Vitalik Buterin Exclusive Interview: Longevity, AI and MoreVitalik Buterin holding Zuzu, the puppy rescued by people of Zuzalu. Photo: Michelle Iai Don’t try finding Zuzalu on a map; it […]
Kelsey Moody on Supporting New Researchers with IchorToday, 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 PublishingToday, 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 SpeciesDr. 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 AgingMany 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 […]
Prof. George Church on Cellular Reprogramming and LongevityProfessor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, a veteran geroscientist, and a serial entrepreneur, George Church hardly needs an introduction. While we are always happy to discuss the present and future of geroscience with him, […]
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