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Cellular Reprogramming Boosts Liver Regeneration in Mice

Scientists have shown that partial cellular reprogramming can significantly increase the already impressive regenerative capacity of the liver.

Could we make ageing a thing of the past?

Recent scientific advances raise the prospect of living longer – but 'healthspan' is just as important as lifespan.

Breakthrough CRISPR Technique Allows Genetic Editing Of Cockroaches

Researchers have successfully used CRISPR on cockroaches in a first that opens the door to future gene-editing research on insects.

Scientists turn the clock back on human skin cells by 30 years

People could eventually be able to turn the clock back on the cell-ageing process by 30 years, according to researchers.

Common Misconceptions about Life Extension and Longevity

As we progress into a future where science unlocks keys to living longer, we need to be wary of misunderstandings.

The New Neuroscience of Connecting Brains with Machines – and How It Will Change Our Lives

A pioneering neuroscientist shows how the long-sought merger of brains with machines is about to become a paradigm-shifting reality.

‘Thinkers And Innovators’: What It Will Take To Figure Out The Brain, From A Neuroscience And AI Pioneer

Terrence Sejnowski is a professor at the Salk Institute and a pioneer in computational neuroscience and artificial neural networks.

Michio Kaku: Three predictions about the future

Michio Kaku predicts, among other things, how we'll build cities on Mars and why cancer will one day be like the common cold.

Can Our Minds Live Forever?

Many scientists believe that with enough advances in technology we will eventually be able to make a copy of ourselves.

Fatherless mice are created in the lab using only unfertilised mouse eggs

A team of researchers from China and the U.S. have managed to obtain offspring from a single unfertilized egg from a mouse.

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