Shooting for Longevity and the Stars
Senolytics that target age-related “zombie” cells could be game-changing for extending lifespans and enabling long-haul space travel.
Fine-Tuning the Biological Aging Clock
iAge, an inflammation aging clock, aims to predict your risk of disease and death.
Will My Dog Get Precision Medicine Before Me?
The canine health and wellness market is full of innovation, with new products for early cancer detection, genetic testing, and behavior tracking.
Perspective: Therapeutic Plasma Exchange & the Future of Aging
A first-person account of a simple clinical blood treatment that may extend healthy life.
How to Turn Science Fiction into Science Fact
George Church and Ramez Naam on the limitations of evolution, the power of matchmaking, and why we should send single-cell computers into deep space.
The Future of Genetic Engineering
A bioengineer, a biopunk, and a biotech reporter square off onstage about our neobiological future.
7 Big Biotech Ideas for 2019
Scientists and other creators tell us about the developments they’re watching for and the conversations they’ll be starting.
5 Reasons to Sequence Your Dog’s DNA
Analyzing your pet’s genome may shed light on human aging, mental health, and cancer.
Reset Your DNA to Slow the Clock
A new epigenetic test that tracks molecular aging claims to show you how to stay biologically young.
What Can Hibernation Do for Humans?
Survive massive trauma, lose weight in your sleep, maintain muscle strength in space — all thanks to tricks from sleeping squirrels.
This Scientist-Turned-VC Wants to Extend Life
Since he was a child, James Peyer has been obsessed with stopping aging. Now he has a fund — and a plan.
His Longevity Pill Won’t Work For Her
Research on aging treatments keeps turning up profound variations in how male and female subjects respond.
Longevity, the Greatest Investment Opportunity of All Time
Billionaire Jim Mellon bets that a “stock market mania” will be sparked by technologies that make people live past 100.