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What we might learn about embryos and evolution from the most complete human genome map yet
Newly sequenced, repetitive DNA plays a poorly understood yet foundational role in biology.
Are hyperbaric chambers really a fountain of youth?
Hyperbaric spas say their treatments are based on science—but the evidence is thin.
Spaceflight affects the human body in two major, peculiar ways
30 new studies show astronauts experience telomere lengthening and mitochondrial malfunction in space.
Google wants to use naked mole rats to conquer death
They're ugly as sin, but they could help us live longer.
City Living May Shorten Some Birds’ Natural Lifespans
So stressful here!
Scientists Retract Controversial Longevity Study, Blaming Equipment, But Argue They Were Still Right
Remember last year’s death-predicting longevity-gene study, estimating who is likely to live to 100 and who will not be so...
Controversial Blood Test To Predict How Long You Will Live
In the UK, you can get the length of your telomeres measured
Harvard Reverses Aging Process in Mice, Could Lead to Human Anti-Aging Treatments
Harvard scientists may be a step closer to a medical fountain of youth after figuring out how to reverse the...
For the First Time, Researchers Find Longevity Gene That Helps Determine Lifespan
Come on, you apes! You wanna live forever?
California Launching Massive Genetic Health Database
Researchers can access a treasure trove of genetic analyses from 100,000 elderly Californians