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October 16, 2020
In his presentation at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, LEAF board member Javier Noris discussed the Longevity Impact Fund, the reasons why biotechnology funding has been lacking, the "valley of death" that must be crossed in order to fully fund early-stage research through the clinical trial process, and new ways in which venture capital can fund high-risk biotechnology ventures.
October 15, 2020
On this episode of Science to Save the World, Lifespan.io's general science show, we take a look at the effects of noise pollution and how a team of researchers is aiming to tackle noise pollution in New York City and beyond.
October 13, 2020
This week's episode of Lifespan News features new perks for our Lifespan Heroes, nanoparticles with self-replicating RNA to stop cancer, the DRACO-related, broad-spectrum antiviral VTose, blood sugar control for diabetics, and the senotherapeutic effects of the flavonoid naringenin. Further Reading New Perks for Lifespan Heroes Nanoparticles with Self-Replicating RNA Stop Cancer in Mice Rick Kiessig...
October 12, 2020
On Wednesday, October 28th at 1:00 PM EDT, Dr. Oliver Medvedik returns with the Journal Club live on our Facebook page; the topic this month is glucosepane breakers and a recent paper that takes a step forwards in making them a reality. The new research takes us a step close to finding ways to remove...
October 12, 2020
In this interview at Ending Age-Related Diseases 2020, Elena Milova of Lifespan.io and Dr. Mair Underwood of the University of Queensland discuss the societal factors that lead to the public perception of rejuvenation biotechnology, including traditional views of the human body and modern views on human alteration, and Dr. Underwood highlights the various thought processes and moral structures that lead to opposition to the idea of extending human lifespan and healthspan.
October 06, 2020
On this week's episode of Lifespan News, Brent Nally brings up Young.ai, an app for tracking your age; a link between a colder microbiome and osteoporosis; mitochondrial dysfunction in female fertility; a microporous membrane that aids in skin regeneration; and microtubule stabilization, which has been shown to alleviate Alzheimer's in mice.  Further Reading Young.ai...