Monthly Archives: September 2013

Re: [GRG] naked mole rats’ mechanism for building proteins/longevity

Contact: Peter Iglinski peter.iglinski@rochester.edu 585-273-4726 University of Rochester Better protein creation may be secret of longevity for the world’s longest-living rodent Naked mole rats have a unique mechanism for building proteins IMAGE: Naked mole rats are small, hairless, subterranean rodents … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] possible to grow large numbers of patient’s own brain cells

Contact: Cody Mooneyhan cmooneyhan@faseb.org 301-634-7104 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Small brain biopsies can be used to grow large numbers of patient’s own brain cells New research in The FASEB Journal suggests that these lab-grown cells express a … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Will the Human Population Peak in 40 Years?

If the human population peaks in the next 40 years, it won’t be because we’ve reached our limit…it will be because the messages regarding birth control and quality-of-life issues will have reached enough of the human population to lower the … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] NewAbs: Why Do Women Lose Fertility?

On 9/29/2013 2:25 PM, L. Stephen Coles, M.D., Ph.D. quoth: > *”Why Women Lose Fertility: * > *Mating Behavior Is an Unlikely Driver of Women’s Reproductive Aging”** Actually, according to an Islamic adviser, it’s driving that’s the driver: Damien Broderick

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[GRG] NewAbs: More on the Evolution of Menopause

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  More on the evolution of menopause… — Steve Coles “Putting the Men in Menopause: Can Mating Behavior Explain the Evolution of Menopause in Humans?”by Jon Stone © CLAIRE ARTMAN/CORBIS … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: Why Do Women Lose Fertility?

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  Why do women lose fertility? — Steve Coles “Why Women Lose Fertility: Mating Behavior Is an Unlikely Driver of Women’s Reproductive Aging”by Daniel Levitis and Alan Cohen September 1, … Continue reading

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[GRG] Body Clocks Are Distributed in Tissues

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  Body clocks are distributed in various organs and must be synchronized with a master clock in the brain. The molecular handshaking is still a mystery… — Steve Coles “Mind … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: Leg Bionics

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  Leg bionics makes progress in Chicago… — Steve Coles “Man Controls Artificial Leg Using Only His Brain, Researchers Say” by Ron Winslow   Researchers say that 32-year-old Zac Vawter … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Will the Human Population Peak in 40 Years?

Possibly on Earth.  But if we can make it out past living just on Earth by way of terraforming, then there would be a much higher limit to how many humans could be sustained at one given moment. On Sun, … Continue reading

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[GRG] Will the Human Population Peak in 40 Years?

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:  This just in from Michael Price of the UK… — Steve Coles

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