25 genes to make humans long lived primates

Recent research by a collaborative research network including researchers in Spain and the UK has found…

Scientific fraud on the rise

If there is one worrisome fact about science in the here and now, it is this:…

Human adult neurogenenesis, yes or no?

While I was at school it was almost a dogma that you’d not get a neuron…

The smell of Alzheimer’s

Diagnosis is one of the trickiest steps in disease management for many diseases, ranging from some…

Alternatives to caloric restriction for increased lifespan

In a previous article we discussed the principles behind caloric restriction as a means towards increasing…

Caloric restriction in disease

In previous articles we introduced the potential of caloric restriction (CR), that is a reduction of…

A starker p-value

In science, for a phenomenon to be reliable, it needs to be validated by a certain…

A limit to life?

We have talked here several times about the possibility of extending the lifespan through several different…

Old kids

Unfortunately, I am not talking about big kids or men that behave themselves like children. Unfortunately,…

Intelligence: a mishmash of genetic ingredients

Like father like son. We have all heard it one time or another. The layman explanation…