A recent study has suggested that A.Ceratii,a parasite that feeds on small life forms,including the ones that form algal blooms,contains mitochondria that have no mitochondrial DNA,and at least some of this DNA is found in the parasite's own genetic code.However,a few genes found in humans are missing and replaced…

Scientists from Johns Hopkins Medicine have reported the successful creation of a special type of gel that mimics the lymph nodes in our bodies.This gel recruits and multiplies T cells just like actual lymph nodes do,so it could help in the fight against cancer and immune system disorders.The lymph nodes are the…

Sirtuins have long been implicated in playing a role in the longevity of various species,including our own,and researchers at the University of Rochester have now discovered more supporting evidence that they do.What are sirtuins?Sirtuins are a family of proteins that facilitate cellular function and have long been known to play a…

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have been a topic of great interest in the last decade or so due to their ability to improve tissue regeneration merely by their presence and the secreted signals they give out.Adult MSCs have traditionally been used for regenerative medicine with hit-and-miss results,depending on the quality and age of…

Earlier this year,we launched a new webinar series where our monthly patrons,the Lifespan Heroes,are given the opportunity to join live discussion panels with the researchers who are working on solving aging.Our April 8th,2019 episode saw Dr.Mike Lustgarten,Dr.Amy Proal,and Dr.Cosmo Mielke join hosts Dr.Oliver Medvedik…

On July 11-12,we will be hosting our second annual Ending Age-Released Diseases conference.This conference focuses on the progress of aging research along with the business and investment side of rejuvenation biotechnology.Aging research is on the cusp of some major breakthroughs in the battle against age-related diseases,and we invite you to join…

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