Monthly Archives: February 2014

Re: [GRG] FDA: Three-Person Embryo Technique

Steve: Isn’t it odd that they want this field to be regulated with ~14 new sets of studies that couldn’t be completed in their lifetimes to prove safety and effectiveness before we were to allow that it be used in … Continue reading

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[GRG] NewAbs: Another Report about SIRT1 — Cell Reports

To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group:More from Sinclair’s Lab… — Steve Coles Ref.: http://ift.tt/1mJlsUr “The SIRT1 Activator SRT1720 Extends Lifespan and Improves Health of Mice Fed a Standard Diet”Permissions:Cell Reports, 27 February 2014 Copyright © … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] FDA: Three-Person Embryo Technique

I’m OK with this being done…but it does raise issues regarding “personhood”: who is the “mother” if there are two eggs being used? Personally, I like this technique because it helps reduce the risk of genetic diseases. And it also … Continue reading

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[GRG] Guinness World Records names Arturo Licata as “Oldest Living Man”, age 111

Greetings, Probably the bigger disappointment for many is that the “Oldest Living Man” title is going to someone who is “only” 111. We have seen the age of the Oldest Living Man vary between 110 and 116 over the past … Continue reading

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Re: [GRG] Off Topic: Survival of the fittest

Great viewing. The moral of the story: find shelter! Robert Young

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Re: [GRG] Off Topic: Survival of the fittest

Great viewing. The moral of the story: find shelter! Robert Young

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[GRG] +8.8% (Was: another report from Sirtris – Cell Reports)

Thanks. I checked out the article at http://ift.tt/1pAowEz It says the mean lifespan increased 8.8%. I hope that helps, Kingsley

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