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A happy, healthy older man

Ageing and Bioscience at the Babraham Institute

... were brought together recently for conference on Ageing and Bioscience, hosted by the Babraham Institute just ... Partridge and I'm Director of the Institute of Healthy Ageing at UCL.  A very practical problem, I think, is the ... healthy as they get older.  The economic impact of the ageing population on health services is just becoming ...

Harvesting bone marrow

Would self bone marrow transplants reverse aging?

... Professor Tom Kirkwood at Newcastle University... Tom - Ageing is complicated. We know that the underlying reason ... membranes that make up the cells. So basically, the ageing process is driven by things going wrong, cells become ... the body do themselves experience some form of intrinsic ageing. So, in theory, one might think that a good way to ...

Taeniopygia guttata - A male Zebra Finch in Karratha, Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia.

Longevity and Telomeres - Planet Earth Online

... of DNA called telomeres - which are often associated with ageing. Birds are known for their long lives.  Petrels, for ... your research came out of the possible connection to human ageing and it almost being that in this case when it comes to ... DNA called telomeres – which are often associated with ageing. Now, by studying Australian zebra finches, ...

Old lady from Zacatecas, Mexico

Living to 115

... going on there? Henne - Well, it could be that during our ageing, the amount of stem cells really decreases enormously. ... would that mean? Ginny - So, what does this tell us about ageing and what might cause that process? Henne - Well, we ...

Two proposed structures of the 30nm chromatin filament.

Exploring the Exciting field of Epigenetics

... -   Yeah, so epigenetics is a very important factor in ageing and that's something that's become more and more clear ...