Monthly Archives: August 2013

[GRG] Newest Smallest Bacterium in DNA Size

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  The cute bugs are irrelevant. 112,000 BP is now the DNA size of the smallest bacterium! How can it do it? How many genes? — Steve Coles   “Image … Continue reading

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[GRG] Life Doesn’t Violate the Second Law

Walter: It makes me feel good to know that an MIT physicist can prove that biology doesn’t violate the laws of physics. 🙂 

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[GRG] NewAbs: Engineering Life from the August Scientist

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  This article is like a breath of fresh air compared with the 400-page tome I just read by Canadian author Adam Gollner in a book entitled The Book of … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: CRISPR-on

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:GRISPR/Cas –> CRISPR-on for simultaneous gene activation throughout the genome… The use of palindromic RNA was a really cool idea; Palindrome: Examples: RADAR and “Able was I ere I saw … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Article: “Immortal Longings”

Dear Mr. Darrel Bristow-Bovey from South Africa: I wish to second the remarks by Mr. Robert Young of Atlanta, GA; USA.  If your article is to be taken seriously, you are not part of the solution, you are part of … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Rare Undersea Discovery Could Extend Your Life by 10, 20, or 30 Years (Seanol; Calamarine)

On Tue, 27 Aug 2013, Robert Young wrote: > So, we have two “extremely rare” products (read: limited supply=higher prices) that can miraculously do what no other substance can (read: insatiable demand). > Wow, how lucky could researchers get…it’s like … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] The Myth of Longevity Lives in the General Media

Greetings, The human desire to believe self-delusional claims remains strong. Here were go again with the media portraying a claim that’s not been vetted by the validation process as if it were true. The problems here are not limited to … Continue reading

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