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Recently, the Astera Institute has announced that it will be collaborating with the Buck Institute on its Rejuvenome project. The project is a focused research organization (FRO), a new model of organization that is laser-focused on a specific scientific challenge that cannot be solved by existing academic, industrial, or governmental organizations. Nicholas Schaum, former Stanford...
Balanced stones
Scientists have demonstrated that “the Alzheimer’s allele” APOE e4 helps cognition earlier in life prior to the onset of the disease [1]. This might point at a possible reason for some aspects of aging. What makes us stronger kills us later The risk of developing Alzheimer's, one of the deadliest age-related diseases, is considerably elevated...
STSTW Rejuvenate Mice
We continue discussing cellular reprogramming on Science to Save the World, our general science show. In Part 2, we discuss a mouse experiment that used the OSKM reprogramming factors. Script Could we "reprogram" old cells to make them young again inside living animals? In part 1, we covered the origins of using four genes referred...
LSN Unlimited Lifespan
On this hopeful episode of Lifespan News, Ryan O'Shea discusses the odds of any individual living to 130, even in the absence of rejuvenation biotechnology. Script Could humans live forever? It’s theoretically possible, according to a new study published in the Royal Society Open Science journal. Debate has raged in the scientific community about whether...
A study published in Cell Reports shows how the thymus is stimulated to repair itself when dying thymocytes are depleted, paving the way towards novel methods of thymic regeneration. Cycles of involution, not a steady decline The researchers cite previous research showing that the thymus, despite being extremely sensitive to insults such as radiation and...
Dylan Livingston Interview
Dylan Livingston is the founder and president of A4LI – the Alliance for Longevity Initiatives. This newly created organization aims to fill an important niche as a non-profit that would educate American politicians on life extension and promote policy changes beneficial for our cause. How can this be done, especially in the current age of...