Mitochondria can trigger cell aging, researchers discover

Posted in Medicine on 7th Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Mitochondria are major triggers for aging, and eliminating them upon the induction of senescence prevents senescence in the aging mouse liver.

Mitochondria editing tried in mice

Posted in Science on 26th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers have developed a technique to edit out bits of mitochondrial DNA that could otherwise pass on incurable diseases, a study in mice shows.

Turning back time: ageing reversed in mice

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

The discovery has implications for understanding age-related diseases including cancers, neurodegenerative disorders and diabetes.