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A Scanning Approach to Detect Transthyretin Amyloid Buildup in the Heart
Accumulation of transthyretin amyloid is one of t...
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Marmosets in Aging Research
The use of animals in the study of aging has alwa...
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Bar Harbor Lab Gets Patent to Develop Molecule That Could Repair Heart Tissue
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Criticizing Programmed Theories of Aging
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Sleep inducing hormone puts breast cancer cells to rest
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Ghrelin Receptor and Inflammaging
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Jul 18 2016 03:11 AM | caliban in Articles
'Crowdsourcing' information is at the heart of how LongeCity operates. Consequently, almost all of Longecity's initiatives are community-led. Some examples of projects we have crowdsourced in the past: BOOK: The Scientific Conqu...
Jul 18 2016 02:05 AM | caliban in Articles
Longecity’s approach to supporting scientific research has always been characterized by small-scale, high-impact projects sourced and steered by and in connection with its community. Years before ‘crowdfunding’ and ‘citizen science’ became well known c...
Mar 14 2016 06:52 PM | benbest in Articles
The following is a quick overview on Cryonics. NB: The information below is periodically reviewed for accuracy, but LongeCity makes no representations or gives any warranties whatsoever that the following information is accurate and complete at an...
Apr 04 2013 09:28 PM | caliban in Articles
View attachment: fred.jpgIn the early 1970's Fred Chamberlain, together with his wife Linda founded the cryonics corporations Manrise and the Alcor Society for Solid State Hypothermia, The latter continues until today as the Alcor Life Extension Foun...
Dec 17 2012 01:06 AM | caliban in Articles
Extending maximum human lifespan will likely require a wide range of new biotechnology. Powerful interventions such as pharmaceuticals, stem cell technology, and gene therapy are in development but could be years or decades away from widespread impleme...
Jul 14 2012 10:19 PM | ImmInst in Articles
by AgeVivo and Sven Bulterijs more discussion of the paper in question in this thread in the C60 Health sub-forum this article is a work in progress, it may change over time based on discussions and new information / Introduction In June of 2012...
Dec 08 2011 11:28 PM | s123 in Articles
by Sven Bulterijs For hundreds of years it has been known that a plant extract from the French lilac (Galega officinalis) improved the intense urination seen in diabetes patients. From this plant guanidine was extracted but it was too toxic for human u...
Nov 18 2011 08:52 PM | caliban in Articles
by Sven Bulterijs & Paul McGlothin, Often described as the only proven intervention that extends mean and maximal life-span in mammalian species, it is also a lifestyle choice for the committed immortalist. But why and how does it work? How to begin...
Nov 06 2011 07:33 PM | brokenportal in Articles
Use your computer's spare processing power to help cure disease!TheLongevity Meme has teamed up with Longecity to contribute to the Stanford Folding@Home distributing computing project – aimed at curing disease through understanding the basics of prot...
Oct 08 2011 12:34 PM | caliban in Articles
“To conquer the blight of involuntary death” is a complex task: political, economic, logistic, and social factors all play a role in making this dream a reality. Ultimately though, the challenge remains a scientific and technological one. We need to kn...
Oct 07 2011 12:48 PM | ImmInst in Articles
by Johan Sjöberg The diseases and complications of aging are infamous –cardiovascular disease, cataracts, Alzheimer's disease, amyloidosis, cancer, and so on. Their effects are often debilitating, and one of them will always end up causing your death...