Nov 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

U.S. genetic researchers led by Dr Stuart Kim of Stanford University have sequenced the genomes of 17 supercentenarians to see if they could uncover the...

Jan 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE has found that great white sharks live significantly longer than previously though. The great...

Sep 6, 2013 by Sci-News.com

An international team of researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology has found evidence that ageing works through a special set of genes that...

Jul 26, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Rapamycin – an immunosuppressant drug reported to extend the lives of mice by up to 14 per cent – has limited anti-aging effects, according...

Jun 22, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

The herbal extract of a yellow-flowered perennial plant known as Golden Root has been shown in a study reported in the journal PLoS ONE to extend the lifespan...

Mar 16, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A new research published in the March 8 issue of the journal Science finally proves that a single anti-ageing enzyme in the body can be targeted, with...

Feb 8, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

By comparing DNA of children to that of elderly people, a multinational team of geneticists has identified rare gene variants that influence human lifespan. An...

Jan 31, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A gaseous compound called hydrogen sulfide may play a wide-ranging role in staving off aging, according to a team of scientists from University of South...

Jan 9, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

According to scientists at the University of California in Irvine, a variant of the dopamine-receptor gene may be associated with longevity. Their findings,...