Children with older fathers and grandfathers ‘live longer’

Children with older fathers and grandfathers ‘live longer’

Posted by: on Sep 27, 2012 | No Comments

Delaying fatherhood may offer survival advantages, say scientists who have found children with older fathers and grandfathers appear to be “genetically programmed” to live longer.

Severe Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, at Least in Monkeys

Severe Diet Doesn’t Prolong Life, at Least in Monkeys

Posted by: on Sep 14, 2012 | No Comments

The results of a long-awaited study of calorie restricted diets in rhesus monkeys which began in 1987, are finally in. But it did not bring the vindication calorie restriction enthusiasts had anticipated.

‘Junk DNA’ Debunked

‘Junk DNA’ Debunked

Posted by: on Sep 6, 2012 | No Comments

The deepest look into the human genome so far shows it to be a richer, messier and more intriguing place than was believed just a decade ago.