telomere

2.7.18

These Bats Don't Seem to Die of Old Age—Can They Help Extend the Human Lifespan?

Unlike in humans, the telomeres of long-lived bats do not appear to shrink with age.

2.7.17

Why Scientists Are Surprised by Astronaut Scott Kelly’s ‘Space Genes’

Does spaceflight have anti-aging effects?

3.8.13

Scientists Have Perfected Mouse Re-Cloning to the 25th Generation

Researchers in Japan successfully cloned 581 healthy mice from the same furry source. Cue the Clone War fantasies.

2.27.13

Brain Cells May Live Longer When Not Tied to Their Weakling, Mortal Flesh

Bring on the Krang-style immortality.

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