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Biology & Aging

From the fractal patterns of snowflakes to cellular lifeforms, our universe is full of complex phenomena – but how does this complexity arise? “...
If you want your doctor to know what goes wrong with your muscles because of age, disease or injury, it's a good idea to know what "normal" actually...
New­found fos­sils of strange, ti­ny ball-like crea­tures from around 600 mil­lion years ago are re­ported in the re­search jour­nal Na­ture this...
Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered an on-and-off "switch" in cells that may hold the key to healthy aging. This switch points to a way...
A genetically engineered tobacco plant, developed with two genes from blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), holds promise for improving the yields of...
A new re­port sug­gests Earth’s popula­t­ion will keep ris­ing through this cen­tu­ry—con­trary to past pro­jec­tions that it would sta­bi­lize, peak...
Reproductive cell division has a mechanical safeguard against errors. Reproductive cell division has evolved a simple, mechanical solution to avoid...
A hedge fund manager is the latest to embark on one of the most ancient of human quests: immortality. Joon Yun, president of $1 billion health care-...
Researchers have found that levels of a regulatory protein called ATF4, and the corresponding levels of the molecules whose expression it controls,...
In the previous post in this series, I discussed the fear of death that arises from thinking that one will not be remembered by posterity and that...

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