Lifespan News

  • An Opus for the Ages

    An Opus for the Ages

    July 1, 2007

    Ranked in the top half-percent of the world’s most cited scientists, University Professor Caleb Finch studies the genes that control aging in mammals. In his latest book, The Biology of Human Longevity: Inflammation,… more>

    tags: book, evolution, lifespan

  • Annoying Species Get New Lease on Life

    Annoying Species Get New Lease on Life

    June 1, 2007

    In a triumph for pests, scientists have figured out how to make the fruit fly live longer. But humans still may get something out of the deal. As reported online last week in Nature Chemical Biology, the discovery that a… more>

    tags: bugs, drugs, lifespan