Growing Skin into Nerves

December 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aging Human Brain Cells
So, that’s how it works! Membranes that contain the nucleus of neurons deteriorate from aging and allow [MORE]

Complexity of Genomic Aging

September 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

“We observed that certain portions of our genome age 100 times faster than others,” and “Microsatellites, once considered ‘junk DNA,’ [MORE]

Craig Venter’s Aging Database Project

May 27, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Craig Venter
In 2003 Craig Venter’s Celera Corporation tied the government’s Human Genome Project in sequencing human DNA, and now Venter [MORE]

Making Stem Cells “Younger”

March 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cells are able to proliferate and differentiate into various tissues, but the resulting growth will be the age [MORE]

Filling the Extracellular Matrix for Younger Skin

February 19, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dermatologists at the University of Michigan have shown that injections of fibroblasts into the skin stimulate collagen production which [MORE]

Anti-Aging Nanoparticles

January 15, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

The ghost of Juan Ponce de Leon might be tickled that there may yet be “a fountain of youth,” [MORE]

Humanoid Robots, See the Videos

January 1, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

HRP4 Robot by Kawada
It still takes a willing suspension of disbelief to imagine human-like robots assisting disabled people in [MORE]

“A Medical and Scientific Trinity”

July 24, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

It has been known for decades that in immortalized cancer cells chromosomes lengthen and in normally-aging cells they shorten.  In [MORE]

Energy Metabolism and Age-Related Degeneration

March 13, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mitochondrial dysfunction has been implicated in many serious diseases from diabetes and deafness at an early age, to multiple [MORE]

She Donated Her Genome to Science

December 13, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Known only as “W115,” a 115 year old woman-before her death she was the oldest known living person-had her [MORE]

Chronic Pain: 116m People and Rising

August 9, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Relieving Pain in America: A Blueprint for Transforming Prevention, Care, Education & Research is the title of an Institute [MORE]

Companies that Measure Telomeres

May 3, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Chromosomes with Telomeres
What if it was possible to measure the length of a person’s chromosomes and use that calculation to [MORE]

Grants for Home Monitoring CHF

October 5, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Center for Technology and Aging (Oakland, CA) awarded grants this summer to five organizations with projects for remote patient [MORE]

Nanobiosensors for Elders

July 27, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

ActiveCare, Inc.(West Valley City, UT), makers of  the “ActiveOne+” monitoring watch, and Vista Therapeutics (Santa Fe, NM), developers of [MORE]