Monthly Archives: October 2011

In-vivo cell reprogramming for longer lives

This blog entry unifies three themes that have repeatedly been expressed in this blog: 1.  The possibility of extending lives via using “rebooted” cells, that is induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), 2.  the key role of epigenetic factors in determining … Continue reading

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Progress update on induced pluripotent stem cells

By Vince Giuliano The last few months have seen the continuation of an extraordinary pace of research related to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), a technology stream that has been widely heralded as key for organ regeneration, for regenerative medicine, … Continue reading

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Not-So-Disposable Somas: Proof of Concept Studies for Increasing Lifespan

By Brendan Hussey  In my previous post, The Nuclear DNA Damage/Mutation Theory of Aging, I presented evidence that inequities in cell maintenance between germ and somatic cells are a major causal factor for the deterioration of somatic cells resulting in … Continue reading

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