Wednesday, May 28, 2014

article on genetics and cr

While calorie restriction has been shown to combat aging in everything from humans to flies, the mechanism behind this has remained mysterious. But in a new study published in the journal Nature, a team of researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a computer algorithm capable of predicting the genes that can be switched off in order to create the same anti-aging effect as calorie restriction. -link

An interesting article on isolating the genetic mechanics of calorie restriction, one of the most backed and well known ways of extending an organisms lifespan.

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