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Following Maria

So I’ve been recently following Maria here about longevity ideas…. https://mariakonovalenko.wordpress.com/ And I’m kind of hoping that a race to cure baldness, might push some money into aging research. After all, there has to be money in a baldness cure… … Continue reading

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Im used to seeing research on slowing aging, now Im seeing experiments on *reversing* some aging processes

http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/nm.3569.pdf

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http://www.sciencenewsdigital.org/sciencenews/20111105?pg=11#pg11 http://theconnectome.wordpress.com/2011/10/19/doubling-up/

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Aging Process Slowed in Fruit Flies, PCG-1 ?

http://www.sowscience.com/aging-process-slowed-in-fruit-flies/456/

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Engineering modular and orthogonal genetic logic gates for robust digital-like synthetic biology

Seeing that there are 10 times as many foreign cells for each human cell, this might open a pathway for custom engineering of metabolism among other things.  How many gates can one fit in a bacterium? http://www.nature.com/ncomms/journal/v2/n10/full/ncomms1516.html To date, a … Continue reading

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FOXO3 gene linked to human longevity

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 September 16; 105(37): 13987–13992. Published online 2008 September 2. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0801030105 PMCID: PMC2544566 Copyright © 2008 by The National Academy of Sciences of the USA Genetics FOXO3A genotype is strongly associated with … Continue reading

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Finally a use for mosquitos

isolate antigenic proteins that confer immunity to microbes. sequence the amino acids that form that protein, and crate a cDNA that will result in that protein, add stop codons, start codons and dna polymerase binding sites for mosquito. Add this … Continue reading

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