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Research team successfully grows human lung in lab

Research team successfully grows human lung in lab | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers with the University of Texas has, for the first time, successfully grown a human lung in a lab. Project leads Dr. Joaquin Cortiella and Dr. Joan Nichols announced the landmark breakthrough to various members of the press this past week, describing the procedure ...
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Okinawan plant holds promise of elixir of youth

Okinawan plant holds promise of elixir of youth | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Sweet tropical smells drift through Shinkichi Tawada's laboratory as he stirs an amber liquid that he believes could be the secret behind the historic longevity of people in southern Japan.
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Low-Calorie Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, Study of Monkeys Finds

Low-Calorie Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, Study of Monkeys Finds | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
In a long-running study, rhesus monkeys whose caloric intake was restricted by 30 percent didn’t live any longer than their normal-weight peers.
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'Scar free healing' clue in mice

'Scar free healing' clue in mice | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Mice with brittle skin, which tears off to escape predators, may offer clues to healing wounds without scars, according to US researchers.
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Turning off the stem-cell aging switch | KurzweilAI

Turning off the stem-cell aging switch | KurzweilAI | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have uncovered a series of biological events that implicate stem cells' niche (surroundings) as
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Green tea the secret to healthy old age: study | Impact Lab

Green tea the secret to healthy old age: study | Impact Lab | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Green tea contains antioxidant chemicals that may help ward off the cell damage that can lead to disease. Over time, elderly adults who regularly
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The Surprisingly Mundane Genetic 'Secrets' of Earth's Oldest People

The Surprisingly Mundane Genetic 'Secrets' of Earth's Oldest People | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
While genomic research on the super-old is still in its very early stages, what's most fascinating is what the researchers are not finding.
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Live Chat: The Science of Antiaging - ScienceNOW

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Live Chat: The Science of Antiaging - ScienceNOW
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The mystery of longevity | News | National Post

The mystery of longevity | News | National Post | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Louise Levy attends regular Tai-chi classes, retired three years ago from her secretarial job and says she would still be driving today if her car had not “conked out before I did.” None of which would be particularly unusual, except Mrs.
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X PRIZE 100 Over 100 Candidates | Archon Genomics X PRIZE presented by Express Scripts

X PRIZE 100 Over 100 Candidates | Archon Genomics X PRIZE presented by Express Scripts | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
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A closer look at extending life

A closer look at extending life | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Nanotechnology is revolutionising many aspects of our lives, not least healthcare. But could the technology actually prolong life – and is it safe?
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New Compound Could Reverse Loss of Muscle Mass in Cancer and Other Diseases

New Compound Could Reverse Loss of Muscle Mass in Cancer and Other Diseases | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON, DC – December 18, 2013 – A new antibody could dramatically boost strength and muscle mass in patients with cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sporadic inclusion body myositis, and in elderly patients with sarcopenia...
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Researchers find a cause of aging that can be reversed

Researchers find a cause of aging that can be reversed | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered a cause of aging in mammals that may be reversible.
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Fountain-of-youth gene unleashes healing power

Fountain-of-youth gene unleashes healing power | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
A protein naturally expressed in embryos boosts repair capacity in adult tissues.
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PLOS ONE: Genetic Signatures of Exceptional Longevity in Humans

PLOS ONE: Genetic Signatures of Exceptional Longevity in Humans | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Investing in the fountain of youth | KurzweilAI

Investing in the fountain of youth | KurzweilAI | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
A new breed of biotech start-ups, scientists, and prominent investors are beginning to tackle prevention of agng. Peter Thiel gave Cambridge anti-aging
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Telomerase reverses ageing process : Nature News

Telomerase reverses ageing process : Nature News | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop
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Longevity gene that makes Hydra immortal also controls human aging | KurzweilAI

Longevity gene that makes Hydra immortal also controls human aging | KurzweilAI | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
The Hydra polyp reproduces by budding rather than mating. It is about 1 cm in size. Credit: CAU/Fraune) Why is the polyp Hydra immortal? Researchers
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Studies of Extreme Longevity Extremely Challenging | The 23andMe Blog

Studies of Extreme Longevity Extremely Challenging | The 23andMe Blog | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Last month we wrote about the challenging search for genetic influences on human longevity, touching on two of the most recent studies as examples of how elusive solid findings have been.
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Vigorous Daily Exercise Linked to Extreme Male Longevity

Vigorous Daily Exercise Linked to Extreme Male Longevity | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Study of centenarian males living in Sardinia has discovered vigorous daily exercise is the factor most likely accounting for their extreme longevity.
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Resveratrol Study Finds New Class of Life Extension Molecules

Resveratrol Study Finds New Class of Life Extension Molecules | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Study designed to determine the method by which resveratrol acts to extend lifespan discovers a new class of compound which may offer the same benefits.
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Rejuvenation of senescent cells-the road to postponing human aging and age-related disease

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Fullerene C60 administration doubles rat lifespan with no toxicity | KurzweilAI

Fullerene C60 administration doubles rat lifespan with no toxicity | KurzweilAI | If I like a crab, could walk backward | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Paris and colleagues fed the molecule fullerene (C60 or buckyballs) dissolved in olive oil to rats and found it
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