Ageing

Ageing: It’s more Complicated than We Thought

Novato, CA — Every cell in the body goes through thousands of chemical reactions each day, and each reaction involves tiny protein molecules folded into precise shapes to perform their functions. Misfolded...

Cells Combating a Deadly Lung Disease

Nagoya, Japan — Single-cell RNA sequencing has revealed a subset of cells that could provide protection from a rare, but severely debilitating and fatal, lung disease. The findings were published by...

Castration Delays DNA Ageing

Seattle, WA — Most of us are familiar with the fact that women live longer than men. But fellas, if we told you there was one thing that could be done to increase your lifespan, would you do it? In...

Convergent Mechanism of Ageing Discovered

Munich, Germany — Several different causes of ageing have been discovered, but the question remains whether there are common underlying mechanisms that determine ageing and lifespan. Researchers from...

New Model of Alzheimer’s Progression

Phoenix, AZ — Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and is characterized by neurodegeneration in regions of the brain involved in memory and learning. Amyloid beta and tau are...

Rapamycin Changes the Way Our DNA is Stored

Munich, Germany — Our genetic material is stored in our cells in a specific way to make the meter-long DNA molecule fit into the tiny cell nucleus of each body cell. An international team of researchers...

Chronic Attack on the Ageing Nervous System

Würzburg, Germany — Ageing is the biggest risk factor for perturbation of the nervous system, even in the absence of distinct disease or trauma. For yet unknown reasons, the impulse conducting, myelinated...

Neural Stem Cells Age Rapidly, Study Reveals

Los Angeles, CA — In a new study published in Cell Stem Cell, a team led by USC Stem Cell scientist Dr. Michael Bonaguidi, demonstrates that neural stem cells – the stem cells of the nervous...

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