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Tag: Negligible Senescence

April 02, 2021
Separating fantasy from reality Whether human immortality is possible greatly depends on how you define it. If you define it as living forever and being unkillable like in a comic book or movie, then, no, it is highly unlikely. However, if you define it in terms of showing no decline in survival characteristics, no increase...
Naked mole rat
July 30, 2020
The well-known resistance of naked mole rats to aging and aging-related effects is due at least in part to an unusual ability to clear away senescent cells. This suggests that senolytic drugs, which aim to do the same in humans, may prove a fruitful path to longevity. Naked mole rats live much longer than other...
Michael West at EARD2019
September 12, 2019
We're continuing to release talks from Ending Age-Related Diseases 2019, our highly successful two-day conference that featured talks from leading researchers and investors, bringing them together to discuss the future of aging and rejuvenation biotechnology. In his talk, The Reversal of the Aging of Human Cells: Strategies for Clinical Implementation, Dr. West discussed the differences...
An image of the sun rising in the morning
August 26, 2019
It is a sure sign that the tide has turned when mainstream news outlets and magazines start publishing positive articles about aging research and the prospects of rejuvenation. A refreshing change Today, I want to highlight an article in MIT Technology Review in which the author, David Adam, gives a sensible and measured overview of...
January 29, 2018
Completely bald and with wrinkly skin, the naked mole rat is one of the ugliest creatures around but lives an exceptionally long life for a small mammal. It rarely develops the chronic diseases of aging, such as cancer, and lives 10 times longer than regular rats. The First Non-Aging Mammal In the first significant announcement...