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Telomeres extend lifespan without genetic mods

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered a way for telomeres to extend the lifespan of mice without genetic modification. Scientists have been...

Telomere shortening tied to structural changes in the brain

Max Planck researchers find changes across mere months, that are possibly reversed by brain training The tips of our chromosomes, known as telomeres, shorten as...

New study reveals Telomerase in adult cells slows aging

Maryland and NIH researchers discover previously unknown function in enzyme, that slows cell aging. In a discovery that profoundly challenges our understanding of a vital...

Discovery shows telomere-shortening rate is a vital predictor of species lifespan

Researchers have found a way to predict species lifespan, could it lead to better individual biomarkers? There are many different factors that contribute to the...

New treatment stalls cellular aging and promotes ‘magic’ rejuvenation

University of Exeter team make senescent cells look younger and begin to divide while exhibiting longer telomeres. Resveratrol is an antioxidant found in grapes, wine,...

Significant advance for Longevity as telomere research news announced by Stanford

New research shows telomere extension can delay aging and support new therapies for heart disease and diabetes. Aging doesn't just have one cause, it has...

Scientists link the tips of chromosomes with age-related disease

Discovery provides fresh insights into age-related diseases, but researchers advocate caution. The tips of our chromosomes, known as telomeres, shorten as we age. This has...

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