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Month: December 2021

EARD2021 Jacob Kimmel
At Ending Age-Related Diseases 2021, Jacob Kimmel of Calico Labs talked about epigenetic reprogramming, the Yamanaka factors, the dangers involved in restoring living cells to a pluripotent state, and a way forward with reprogramming that might not even involve the Yamanaka factors at all. Script I want to share a pretty short story with you...
STSTW Crypto
On this episode of Science to Save the World, we discuss how cryptocurrencies work and how such blockchain-based currencies are different from money printed by governments. Script Almost all money in the world is already digital, entries in a ledger which is usually managed by a bank. Only a small portion exists as physical, such...
Sleeping Old Man
A new study published in Aging has shown a relationship between the circadian clock and the changes in gene expression with age. Two complex systems and four distinct species This study begins with an introduction to two complicated topics. The first is the circadian rhythm, the biological cycle that corresponds to the day-night cycle of...
Gitcoin GR12 funding round for longevity.
In recent years, the cryptocurrency community has become increasingly interested in the drive to increase healthy human lifespans. Visit the VitaDAO website to learn how you can get involved. Gitcoin introduces longevity research into its funding rounds  Gitcoin recently held its 12th funding round, and the community has chosen to raise cryptocurrency donations for aging...
Crypto vs Aging
On this episode of Lifespan News, Ryan O'Shea talks about how the CEO of Coinbase is contributing to the fight against aging. Script Another crypto billionaire is entering the fight against aging. The worlds of blockchain and venture capital are combining with the launch of NewLimit, an ambitious new company focused on radically extending human...
Uterus
Scientists have found that long-term supplementation with NMN, an NAD+ precursor, dramatically slows reproductive aging in mice by improving mitochondrial function and alleviating senescence [1]. Reproductive aging affects women relatively early in life, but like other types of aging, this one has been considered normal until recently, and no serious attempts have been made to...