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Month: May 2018

Two papers by Partridge et al [1, 2], both published in 2009, provide the somewhat rare opportunity to examine some concerns about life extension as formulated by actual people, rather than their general, more abstract forms. As highlighted in the studies, research on the public's perception of life extension science has been very much neglected;...
Who wants to lose weight, feel great, and live a long and healthy life, and what does it take to achieve these goals? Diet and exercise are equally important in long-term health, but let’s look at what recent science is telling us about the healthiest diets. This article will rely heavily on University of Southern...
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered that as we age, our cells' nuclear membranes become misshapen, which stops our genes from working properly. Nuclear membranes become distorted with age The DNA in all our cells is the same; however, the cells in our body show a great range of variation...
Earlier this month, there was a human clinical trial of the supplement MitoQ, which showed some interesting results. We thought that we would take a look at the data, and discuss the findings. Literature [1] Rossman, M. J., Santos-Parker, J. R., Steward, C. A., Bispham, N. Z., Cuevas, L. M., Rosenberg, H. L., … &...
Now that some time has passed since the release of Avengers: Infinity War, we should probably talk about Thanos, the nigh-omnipotent "Mad Titan" at the heart of Marvel's latest blockbuster, and how he perfectly embodies one of the most pervasive societal misconceptions circling the topic of life extension. This might, therefore, be the first post...
Matt Kaeberlein interview
The Dog Aging Project (DAP) has sparked wide interest, and today, we have the pleasure to bring you an interview with one of the lead scientists behind it, Dr. Matt Kaeberlein. In much the same way that other projects are aiming to extend healthy human lifespan, the DAP team intends to do the same, targeting...