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Month: February 2018

As we leave February behind, there's much to recap and much to look forward to; so, grab a cup of your favorite drink, and let’s have a look at the recent and upcoming events in the rejuvenation biotech world. Yet more funds for the SENS Research Foundation As we've seen last month, SRF’s hopes for...
Researchers at the School of Molecular Sciences at Arizona State University have discovered a potential way to supercharge our stem cells and reverse some aspects of cellular aging. The Hayflick limit Normal cells cannot divide indefinitely; they have a built-in replicative limit, which is often called the Hayflick limit after its discoverer, Leonard Hayflick. This...
The next edition of Journal Club will be on March 1st, 2018 at 13:00 EST/18:00 UK live on our Facebook page. And yes, we know it's the February edition of the club and it's airing in March, but we could not broadcast sooner due to things happening at Cooper Union beyond our control; we will...
Caloric restriction has long been known to increase the lifespan and healthspan of most studied animals. Research also shows that animals given a calorie-restricted diet are also generally more able to regenerate tissue damage following injury. Caloric restriction improves tissue regeneration A new study by the Lengner lab at the University of Pennsylvania has identified...
Just a quick update to let our supporters know that the MouseAge Say Cheese T-shirts and mousepads have started shipping today. The special Sci-fi T-shirts will be shipping by the end of next week too. So if you qualified for both shirt designs you should see them both arrive together towards the end of next...
In a new study, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have shown that the epigenetic alterations associated with cancer evolve in an erratic manner during the early stages of tumor formation [1]. These tumor-associated epigenetic changes ultimately focus on a subset of genes that are also observed in aging. Cancer and senescent cells...