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Scientists claim a major breakthrough in reversing immune cells aging

Scientists from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology say they have found a way to rejuvenate the aging process of the body’s immune system.

Chasing Immortality

There may well be a way to create a true immortality loop for humans, given enough time and technological advancement.

Cognitive decline due to ageing can be reversed in mice – here’s what the new study means for humans

This offers hope that the cognitive impairment associated with growing older is a transient state we can potentially fix.

‘Anti-ageing’ protein shown to slow cell growth is key in longevity – new research

Researchers have identified an anti-ageing protein which controls protein metabolism, a process linked to ageing and disease.

A Major breakthrough in reversing the cellular aging process

A team at Harvard has identified molecules that restore protective caps on the tips of our chromosomes that regulate cells ageing.

A Surprising Breakthrough Will Allow Tiny Implants to Fix – and Even Upgrade – Your Body

Like insulin pumps and cardiac pacemakers, the medical implants of the future will go where they are needed, on or inside the body.

A philosophical quest for our biggest problems

The first big problem is death. Roughly 90 percent of everybody who has been alive has died by now.

A world of Methuselahs?

On balance, it can be argued, life extension is a good thing and life extension research should be funded aggressively.

When I Am Eighty-Five

The major causes of age-related death today will be largely controlled and cured in the 2050s, at least for those in wealthier regions.

Aging: past, present and future

Genetic studies have now firmly established that ageing is regulated by specific genes conserved from yeast to mice.

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