Here’s our handpicked selection of the best blog posts, popular articles, and breaking biotech news of the last two weeks: Longevity enthusiasts don’t need to feel left out of the mainstream funding frenzy anymore–Y Combinator has put a $1 million bounty on the head of aging, an attractively large figure for up-and-coming startups. Want to…

We know you want to keep up with the relentless march of progress, but sometimes it’s just too relentless. So why not forget all those endlessly scrolling feeds, and instead join us for a bi-weekly concentrated dose of all the most exciting developments in the field of geroscience? Here’s what’s happened in the last two weeks:…

Biomarkers are a big deal in the clinical world: if as a doctor you’re able to take one simple measurement that allows you to look into a patient’s future, you’ve potentially elevated your practice of medicine from imprecise art to exact science. The better the biomarkers in your arsenal, the more information you have to…

We want you! Reason over at Fight Aging! lists nine promising approaches to rejuvenation therapy that he’d like to see in the very near future: assessment of senolytics, medical tourism, immune rejuvenation, glucosepane cross-link breaking, amyloid clearance, lysosome cleanup, telomere-centric blockades of cancer, cell therapies, and improved gene therapy. If this describes your work, consider

TIL that one of my favorite condiments, Liquid Smoke, is basically just like eating advanced glycation end products (AGEs). That and other gems can be found in Buck Institute researcher Pankaj Kapahi’s seminar on metabolism and aging, here. here Our very own James Peyer talks about the trajectory of the anti-aging field at TEDxStuttgart. Also see Fight…

Epigenetic markers “drift” as we age to cause unintended gene expression changes, but you might be able to slow this via caloric restriction. The epigenomes of rhesus monkeys on CR “appeared 7 years younger than their chronological age.” 7 years younger A vaccine for Alzheimer’s? It’s more likely than you think. Researchers at USC are…

Will strawberries be the next superfood? The Life Extension Advocacy Foundation takes a look at a naturally occurring senolytic that delayed accelerated aging in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s. naturally occurring senolytic New Scientist reports that England’s rising life expectancy hit a wall in 2010, and evidence from a Tanzanian tribe suggests that elderly people’s…

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