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New link between stress, depression and longevity in women INN profiles top longevity stocks Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin Plan to Cure Aging with Biotech Venture The Longevity dividend from an aging population The future of growing old Google unveils health-tracking wristband Glenn Foundation donates $2 million to MIT to establish aging research center Maria Konovalenko Reddit AMA Will radical life extension be the abortion politics of 2050? The animals and plants that can live forever New species of Hawaii black coral can live beyond 4,000 years The leading mind behind how to stay young forever Pathway of premature aging Peter Thiel and N.T. Wright on technology, hope, and the end of death White House aging conference to take place on July 13 The case for transhumanism Experts call for 'all hands on deck' to tackle global burden of non-communicable disease UK health service plans world's first artificial blood transfusions by 2017 Should babies have their genomes sequenced? What happens when we all live to 100? Older athletes have a strikingly young fitness age Why China won’t listen to Western scientists about genetically modifying the human embryo The sum of our parts How Peter Thiel is trying to save the world The death of aging: will we soon be living forever? Latent virus and life expectancy Lessons of the world's most unique supercentenarians Here's why you may be aging faster than your friends The Buck Institute and the quest to redefine aging Quantification of biological aging in young adults Digitizing surgery: how new technologies will transform old medical practices New protein-blocking drug could halt age-related memory loss A historical look at why men died earlier than women TPUSA to tour America in 40ft mobile coffin An ageing population could boost economic growth – if we adapt Less education may mean shorter lifespan, study suggests New technique could repair the human body like we've never been able to before First drug to help you live longer could go on trial next year 10 foods that make you look younger Taking control of operational genomics The ‘indispensable soma’ theory of ageing Worms’ glimmer of hope for human longevity Americans are living longer. What if that's a disaster? What to eat if you want to live forever The silver tsunami What happened at the White House conference on aging? Unique ageing study shapes understanding of human health Stem cells move one step closer to cure for genetic diseases 'Immortality' sought through Canadian supreme court lawsuit If it becomes possible to safely genetically increase babies’ IQ, it will become inevitable Counting all the DNA on earth Exercise benefits brains of older people Chinese seek modern elixirs for health and longevity What we learned at the White House aging conference Altering our RNA to increase lifespan Researchers discover way to drastically improve biotech drugs 'Longevity for all' film contest Calico and AncestryDNA to study genetics of human lifespan New eyedrops could shrink cataracts without surgery Can science offer us immortality? Should it? Using low-dose irradiation, researchers can now edit human genes Biotech investing hits an all-time high - but is it a bubble? New antibody drugs show promise in slowing the advance of Alzheimer’s disease. New chemo delivery system minimizes impact on healthy cells World's first successful bionic eye implant The companies competing to help you beat death New technology to dramatically enhance personalised medicine Scientists win $1.5 million to study new strategies for Parkinson's disease and other disorders Why smart people tend to live longer The science of aging How stem cells may save your life How long will it be until you can get an anti-aging pill? Fats from fish and vegetables may increase longevity Major mouse study reveals the role of genes in disease Epigenetic modification slows aging in yeast The age of the centenarians Human Longevity Inc. plans to ramp up sequencing capacity as more pharma deals near fruition Weight at 21 the 'key to longevity' Surprising results cast new light on the free radical theory of aging 3D brain map reveals connections between cells in nano-scale Half of heart disease deaths may be due to preventable factors Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? The God quest: why humans long for immortality Despite research breakthroughs, an anti-aging pill is still a long way off Dinner with longevity expert Dan Buettner Want to live longer? Add chilli peppers to your diet New scientific evidence supports the free radical theory of aging Biological markers that can shed light on longevity High altitude pods and a stint in the deep freeze: my quest for immortality Young fatherhood linked to midlife mortality Anti-aging researchers develop new algorithm that provides precision medicine for cancer patients 100 wonderful ways to live to 100 Clearance of key alzheimer’s protein dramatically slows with age Could this liver drug slow down Parkinson's disease? Google announces Calico to sit under new Alphabet holding company What does Google's corporate shuffle mean for its biotech ambitions? Glucosamine increases lifespan 10 per cent by mimicking low-carb diet in mouse study Smart people live longer — here's why Study reveals cell-signalling pathway can stimulate rejuvenation in aging Longevity: Mapping the path to a longer life 6 technologies that could stop aging Is cancer a stem cell disease? Nutrition supplements add weight, not longevity for many seniors Could testosterone therapy help men live longer? A daily 15-minute walk will 'make you live longer' study says 'About dying': The side of death we don't see Let older Americans keep working World population to cross over 11 billion by 2100: Are we ready? How you can rewire your aging brain The quest to document the world's oldest living things in striking photos 'Exercise hormone' Irisin really does exist The role of nutrition in healthy aging research This scientist is working on an anti-aging pill — and taking it himself Fujifilm makes move into anti-aging lotions and stem cell research Life-extending potential of a cancer drug An age-old dilemma: how to live for longer? Science says working long hours is seriously bad for your health Guinness World Records recognizes 112-year-old Japanese as world's oldest man Same day cancer treatment by 2020? Data scientists think so Highlights from the RB2015 -  Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference Editing humanity Consumer Reports: With anti-aging treatment claims, promises and science often collide Weak doses of radiation prolong life of female flies, scientists find Cancer cells programmed back to normal by US scientists A new $100 million company could transform the way we interact with our own DNA Human Longevity, Inc. hires life sciences leader, Mark Winham, as Chief Operating Officer Brian Kennedy and Aubrey de Grey on their converging approaches to aging research Scientists get one step closer to a universal flu vaccine Nature's anti-aging pill is your pillow Japan has so many people turning 100, it can't afford to give them all gifts Designer babies may soon be in vogue Life Extension Advocacy Foundation launches LifeSpan.io New statistics reveal that longevity progress in America is slowing down Global study finds 6 year rise in life expectancy since 1990 Aubrey de Grey: Fountain of youth What are the economic consequences of rapidly ageing populations? A scientific stem cell comic book Physics meets biology to defeat aging Korean researchers find the possibility that adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) may extend lifespan Google reveals gigantic ambitions to fight cancer, diabetes, parkinson's, heart problems Steadier gene networks mean longer lifespans There won’t be a Calico IPO Threading the CRISPR needle with DNA nanoclews Events announced for International Longevity Day 50 is the new 42: technology is making brains of middle-aged younger Nanotechnology extends our lives MitoSENS is engineering a way to fight mitochondrial aging Anti-ageing properties appear to stem from stem cell injections. Buck Institute opens world's largest public stem cell bank 'Lego-stacking' technique could help scientists grow human organs Buck Institute joins researchers in Chile to jumpstart research on aging in South America Google Life Sciences makes diabetes its first big target GM embryos: time for ethics debate, say scientists Fewer perks of calorie restriction when humans try it 3D printing cells with DNA velcro Regenerative medicine to get boost from deregulation in Japan Is it ever right to try to create a superior human being? The genomics underlying cardiovascular disease Peter Thiel backs Biotech “Unicorn” fighting cancer stem cells New CRISPR-Cas9 strategy edits genes 2 ways Gene editing is now cheap and easy, and no one is prepared for the consequences Researchers develop a method for controlling gene activation International team of longevity scientists publish first online database of geroprotectors Is there a genetic limit to human longevity? Research into GM human embryos 'essential', group argues Longevity escape velocity What will 'drag and drop' gene editing do for you? Inflammation, not telomere length, predicts healthy longevity of centenarians Resveratrol phase 2 study disappoints A dying young woman's hope in cryonics and a future University of Iowa study finds causes of age-related muscle weakness Craig Venter: We have the dangerous power to control evolution International Longevity Centre - UK investigates cancer’s cost to the UK economy Common molecular tool kit shared by organisms across the tree of life Up to half of U.S. premature deaths are preventable; lifestyle choices key UK DNA shared in worldwide search for genetic causes of disease Research breakthrough in fight against muscle wasting diseases The false science of cryonics The people who think we could live forever Rapamycin prevents Parkinson's in mouse model of incurable neurodegenerative disease UI Health validates cure for sickle cell in adults A barrier against brain stem cell aging Disguised nanoparticles slip past body's immune defense The influential patent that's driving anti-aging research 3-D printed guide helps regrow complex nerves after injury One-third of British people born in 2015 'will develop dementia' Not all organs age alike World’s largest stem cell collection could lead to new medical advances Scientists reveal how stem cells defend against viruses How robots and sensors will transform elder care Scientists sequence genome of worm that can regrow body parts, seeking stem cell insights Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences enters into a collaboration agreement to open up new possibilities in the quest to combat Alzheimer’s Dare to be 100: Is aging a disease? Adults with sickle cell disease cured with stem cell transplants The impact of 'mental noise' on our brains as we age Nobel Prize predictions see honors for gene editing technology At home molecular diagnostics could become reality with new test design The connection between cleaner air and longer lives Vatican to host conference on stem cells, other regenerative medicine The war over genome editing just got a lot more interesting Doctors take 'big step' towards a cure for age-related blindness Human Longevity, Inc. appoints William A. Roper, Jr. as Chief Financial Officer Lifespan.io's #LifespanChallenge is starting on October 1st, International Longevity Day U.S. biotech to apply artificial intelligence to UK genome study DNA-cutting enzymes could slice through gene editing patent spat Elabela identified as potential hormone for regenerative medicine Why do women live longer than men? What old age is really like BioViva treats first patient with gene therapy to reverse aging Can exercise be replaced with a pill? Craig Venter makes the case for extending healthy lifespan over seeking immortality These Russian scientists are on a quest to extend human life Gene-editing record smashed in pigs Researchers are developing a test to detect all known viruses in your body, even at low levels Stem cells from human skin turned into kidney tissue UK National Health Service outlines personalized medicine strategy Researchers describe mechanism behind premature aging disease Why Elon Musk doesn't want to live forever Immune gene prevents Parkinson's disease and dementia Comprehensive study finds 238 genes that affect aging in yeast cells Researchers study elephants for cancer-fighting clues A new way to fight aging in the brain Neurons derived directly from skin cells act the age of their donors The future of health and medicine: In your pocket, continuous, and connected to the cloud Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists Australian high court rules that human gene can't be patented Study finds cultural differences influence perceptions on aging Giving babies stem cells before birth could help stop brittle bone disease Keeping elderly cells old to understand the aging process Income inequality grows with age and shapes later years World's largest cancer charity lays out field's grand challenges Where in the world could the first CRISPR baby be born? German and US partners join forces in stem cell research to speed development of therapies Human Longevity Inc. Launches Health Nucleus People with Parkinson’s walk again after promising drug trial Artery cell discovery paves way for new heart disease treatment The science surrounding cryonics 23andMe will resume giving users health data Why biomedical superstars are signing on with Google Targeting mutant proteins might be silver bullet for neurodegenerative diseases Scientists use high powered microscopes to get the clearest image yet of telomerase Scientists can now make leukemia cells kill each other Scientists have found a way to make red blood cells These are the genes linked to aging UK NHS starts 'stem cell factory' for diabetes Learning from dogs with cancer The race to reverse aging: 5 breakthroughs that could cheat death Old rat brains rejuvenated and new neurons grown by asthma drug CRISPR/Cas9 used for rapid functional study of cancer-causing genes WSU researchers develop natural protein cage for improved cancer drug delivery US death rates, declining for decades, have flattened, study finds Inconsistency in microbiome studies due to variable approaches to DNA sequencing and data analysis Researchers hack off-the-shelf 3-D printer towards rebuilding the heart Using CRISPR as a high-throughput cancer screening and modeling tool New treatment targets cancers with particular genetic signature Introducing Human Longevity, Inc. Health Nucleus The science of aging well Ron Howard, Brian Grazer search for a 'Breakthrough' in anti-aging therapies in NatGeo science series High-power sound waves used to blast cancer cells Frontline Genomics interview with J.Craig Venter We're on the cusp of a revolution that will change the world as much as computers did A 'huge milestone': approval of cancer-hunting virus signals new treatment era Can 3D-Printing keep lab-grown organs alive? Fighting cancer with microbes, flagship bets on a $35M startup What Singapore’s plan for an aging population can teach the United States Conventional heart drug may stop the progression of cancer Alzheimer's disease research is pointing in a very surprising new direction Larry Page wants to grow Alphabet to a scale never seen before Have scientists really invented a test that can detect cancer from a single drop of blood? Possible solution for side effect of Alzheimer’s immunotherapy treatment British baby given genetically-edited immune cells to beat cancer in world first CRISPR gene editing to be tested on people by 2017, says Editas Scientists create functional tissue implant with intricate blood vessel network Alzheimer's disease will strain future Medicaid budgets, report says Breakthrough prize honors scientists working on Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Neutrinos, and more Scientists have breached the blood-brain barrier for the first time to treat a brain tumour Scale of dementia death trebles in a decade The gene hackers CRISPR cluster: How the media spotlight is focusing on gene editing tool Your kids will live longer than you thought Sleep could be the missing link in dementia Former medical school dean discusses learning and longevity at Stanford 125 event Macular degeneration may be treatable with Parkinson's drug First precision medicine trial in cancer prevention identifies molecular-based chemoprevention strategy Four Prestigious NEDs Join UK Precision Medicine Catapult Board IL7R gene expression network associates with human healthy ageing Gene therapies offer dramatic promise but shocking costs First genetically modified humans could exist within two years A psychologist visited an Italian island to find out why so many people lived to 100 — and discovered something amazing Germany, U.S. in hot pursuit of 'messenger' drug molecules Gene therapy: A promising candidate for cystic fibrosis treatment ‘Death clock’ in cells could tell you when you’ll get cancer You, only better Experimental drug targeting Alzheimer's disease shows anti-aging effects How cancer doctors use personalised medicine to target variations unique to each tumour New tool may help diagnose and treat Parkinson's disease in early stages Longevity Gap: America's big spending on healthcare doesn't pay off Taking antibiotics can change the gut microbiome for up to a year New stem cell gene correction process puts time on researchers' side Algae has been engineered to kill cancer cells and leave healthy cells unharmed Coffee drinking linked to lower mortality risk—again Google invests 50 million dollars into cardiovascular disease A fishy tale: A gene that blocks regeneration in fish blocks cancer in humans Human vocal cords built from scratch in world first Baby's experimental leukemia treatment could help others with cancer Bioprinting stem cell 'building blocks' Longevity can be a positive force for economic, social development: Singapore PM Lee Mutations in key cancer protein suggest new route to treatments New vaccine could prevent high cholesterol 'Smart biogel' that kills cancer tumors in development England's first ever stem cell brain injection carried out on stroke patient How your genes influence what medicines are right for you Business plus politics equals science: The underworld of regenerative medicine 1 In 3 Healthy Adults Will Develop Diabetes Over Their Lifetime Can stem cell technology be harnessed to generate biological pacemakers? CRISPR/Cas patent wars have begun at the European Patent Office Infertile worms resist infection-induced neurodegeneration New insights into protein structure could change the future of biomedicine J. Craig Venter Institute receives $962,500 grant from US Department of Justice Is the cost of healthcare killing us? Bone marrow-derived stem cells produce fat cells possibly linked to disease York research points to enhanced detection of Parkinson's Stem cell trial success could lead to new heart disease therapies How to (really) engineer a human baby A faster resting heart beat can predict early death Britain will see world's first babies born from three genetic parents Future of human gene editing to be decided at landmark summit Can scientists slow down aging? Longevity secrets from around the world 3D bioprinting market anticipated to reach $1.82 billion by 2022: Newly evolved, uniquely human gene variants protect older adults from cognitive decline Discovery of an Embryonic Switch for Cancer Stem Cell Generation Seek and destroy: Targeting cancer stem cells Gene repair could be tested on people in 2017 Genes for a longer, healthier life found Negative stereotypes about aging linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk Laziness and lack of sleep can shorten your life, especially when combined, study says Using baking ingredient to create “nano” bombs and destroy cancer stem cells Crispr gene-editing gets rules. Well, guidelines, really This tiny animal might just live forever Why humans uniquely live long enough to become grandparents Diabetes drug could protect the heart New ASU worldwide resource for exploring genes' hidden messages Puma's once-vaunted cancer drug dogged by side effects in Phase II results The political implications of increased life expectancy A Single Blood Test For All Cancers? Illumina, Bill Gates And Jeff Bezos Launch Startup To Make It Happen Using CRISPR to cure age-related blindness Cancer drug clears Alzheimer's-related plaques and improves memory function in mice The centenarian tide is on the rise The quest to conquer death: A brief history of longevity research