aging

Towards the Transformation of Scar Tissue to Muscle in the Aged Heart

Posted in Medicine on 28th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

The ability to transform one cell type directly into another has been demonstrated for many combinations of types in the laboratory.

Glia, not neurons, are most affected by brain aging

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2017
by Alex Muller

The difference between an old brain and a young brain isn't so much the number of neurons but the presence and function of supporting cells called glia.

Calico focused on trying to gain insight into biology of aging which has been disappointing to those who favor SENS style antiaging

Posted in Medicine on 16th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

They hope to extend the human life span by coming up with a breakthrough.

Jeff Bezos, Mayo Clinic back anti-aging startup Unity Biotechnology for $116 million

Posted in Science on 8th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

Unity Biotechnology is a startup focusing on medicines to help us do that by slowing the effects of age-related diseases.

Fighting Agings Diseases: Humanitys Biggest Investors Unite

Posted in Business on 31st Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Unity Biotechnology has raised $116 million more to fight diseases that originate from aging.