Nanotech

NaNotics raising Series B to support Asia-Pacific trials

NaNotics nano particles could revolutionise of a host of chronic and acute conditions. Louis Hawthorne, CEO of NaNotics, has released an 11 minute video aimed...

Hydrogel scaffold raises hopes for tissue regeneration

Wyss Institute hydrogel therapy can repair nerves, muscles and blood vessels. Naturally-occurring molecules VEGF and IGF-1 can enhance tissue regrowth and repair, but getting them...

‘Internet of the body’ device to regulate genes externally

Bioelectric remote control of cell signalling drives synthetic biology progress: tests trigger bioengineered cells to release insulin. A team at the Department of Biosystems Science and...

Novel approach breaks through blood-brain barrier

Molecular transport is on target for shuttling therapies directly into the brain. Like an exclusive nightclub, the brain has the best bouncer in the business....

Building an artificial immune system

DoD-funded ThirdLaw Technologies to harness the power of ‘spiroligomers’ to rapidly build new small molecules for Longevity therapies. Far from the world of stock market...

Longevity and the Singularity

Consciousness in the cloud? Where science fact and fiction collide. While the principle focus of Longevity is undoubtedly the extension of healthy human lifespan, there...

Longevity Leaders World Congress goes virtual

Annual Longevity conference gets a digital makeover as the community adapts to COVID-19. With much of the world still in some form of lockdown, the...

Making the Longevity grade: expanded list of 1000 leading names

2020 list showcases a growing network of Longevity influencers from the worlds of aging research, technology, policy, media and investment. Who's who in Longevity? Following-on...

Longevity and the art of motorcycle maintenance

OpenCures' Kevin Perrott talks about empowering the consumer with their own health data. One of the Longevity sector’s leading voices came to the field relatively...

Longevity2020: Day 3 recap

Experts, innovators, investors and the curious meet online in the biggest Longevity conference ever staged. As we enter the fourth day of Longevity2020, we thought...

Longevity 2020: shaping-up nicely

Over 45 confirmed speakers for this 5-day online event and a big thank you for your interest. We're moving fast! Longevity 2020 started just over...

Biological and artificial neurons linked using standard IP

A world wide web that is partly biological has been created around the globe by collaborating scientists. New nanoelectronic device research has enabled both artificial and...

Some good news: announcing Longevity2020

In these challenging times, with everyone working from home and conferences pushed-back to later this year, we had an idea: Longevity2020 While the world overcomes...

‘Damage-eating’ protein fixes DNA harmed by aging

A toolkit of proteins that can repair breaks in strands of DNA has been discovered by scientists at the Universities of Sheffield and Oxford. DNA...

Better, faster, stronger CRISPR

Cytosurge claims to be able to make CRISPR “better and faster than anybody else on single cell level” - seeking investment to evolve world’s smallest syringe...

Longevity is bigger on the inside: CNS regeneration

We have seen nanotechnology being used to prevent, diagnose and treat various disease. Now its regenerative power is being harnessed in the central nervous...

J&J enters Longevity market with “Immorbidity” play

A new competition aims to find the next great breakthrough to help us stay active and healthy beyond the age of 100. People are living...

Plaque eating nanoparticle prevents heart attacks

Studies suggest a new Trojan horse nanoparticle can eat-up artery-narrowing plaque – a common cause of heart attacks. Scientists at Michigan State University have invented...

Precious nano metals hold key to new treatments

Metallic nanotechnology may turn out to be the most precious way to utilise metals, at least when it comes to increasing healthspan and lifespan. When...

Super-human blood for targeted delivery

Physicists hope their new 'super-human' red blood cells will be able to deliver drugs to specific targets within the body. A team of physicians at...

Latest articles

Evidence for tenth hallmark of aging increases with new paper

Is ten the new nine? Additional research adds weight to the argument that extracellular matrix stiffening should be considered the tenth hallmark of aging. Since...

Help us help you: Longevity biotech survey

A new survey on translational processes and hurdles to clinical trials in Longevity biotech. We're working with two MDs: Oliver Zolman and Jian Fransen, on...

First Longevity announces first investors for current round

Some news of our own: European VC fund and a Longevity innovator participate in the First Longevity funding round. Last week we announced that Tom...

GDF15 protects from age‐related metabolic phenotypes

A recent study shows an important role for GDF15 in preventing aging-induced metabolic phenotypes by modulating systemic inflammatory responses in humans and mice. Dysfunction of...