In a small study of men with early-stage prostate cancer, a program of rigorous diet and lifestyle change designed by prevention and wellness advocate increased telomere length, a finding the researcher says may indicate that people have more influence over the aging process than once thought.
Computer-designed proteins that can recognize and interact with small biological molecules are now a reality. Scientists have succeeded in creating a protein molecule that can be programmed to unite with three different steroids.
Three-and-a-half months is just a blip in the life of a human being, but it’s a big deal for a mouse. That’s why researchers at the National Institutes of Health generated a bit of buzz this week with their announcement that they had engineered mice with average lifespans of 28 months for males and 31.5 months for females – about 20% longer than the life of the average, non-super mouse.