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Cryonics

May 01 2018 09:52 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 any poi...

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Nootropics in human trials (Intro)

Sep 09 2017 12:15 PM | lukas_93 in Articles

by Lukas

 

Due to further advances in the field of neuropharmacology new possibilities of cognitive self-enhancement emerge.
Some are marketed as ‘smart drugs’, cognitive enhancers or nootropics.

 

This article aims to provide a brief overview.



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Aging theories: Is there a unifying factor in a...

Aug 20 2017 05:40 PM | ImmInst in Articles

by: Vit Zemanek

 

- evolutionary approach to the process of senescence
- programmed theories of aging
- error theories of aging



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Geroprotector Review: Rapamycin and other mTOR...

Jul 18 2017 08:59 PM | s123 in Articles

Sven Bulterijs continues his discussion of prominent compounds with potential life extension efficacy by looking not just at rapamycin but also at its target, the mTOR pathway, which has likely a key role in mediating lifespan. ⇒ read the article i...

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Metformin - a geroprotector?

May 19 2017 07:09 PM | s123 in Articles

Sven Bulterijs first discussed the potential utility of anti-diabetic substance metformin six years ago on LongeCity. Now Sven returns to the topic with a comprehensive and thoughtful discussion of the recent findings and further background information...

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Aschwin de Wolf: Cryonics

Feb 19 2017 12:50 PM | s123 in Articles

(interview Feb. 2017)



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Article: Gut microbiome in health and aging

Jan 10 2017 05:59 PM | s123 in Articles

As part of his new column "Sven's Science Corner" Sven Bulterijs discusses novel insights into the crucial role gut bacteria seem to play in health, disease and aging. ⇒ read the article in "Sven's Science Corner" blog

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review: LongeCity Crowdsourced Initiatives

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...

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review: LongeCity Crowdfunded Research Projects

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...

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