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A high mutational burden is not fully responsible for ageing

Despite previous thoughts, researchers have now found that cells tolerate a lot more mutations without impacting their function. Mutational burden […]

Has the secret to anti-ageing been found in hyperthermophilic archaea?

New research from University College London (UCL), published in Cell Metabolism, has reported a gene mutation which improves the accuracy […]

Could Treating Your Microbiome Trigger Healthy Ageing?

The gut microbiome is a significant regulator of the immune system and brain health. As we age, we typically experience […]

Novel telomerase regulator may be involved in ageing and cancer

Researchers have discovered a repetitive and highly variable DNA sequence that regulates telomerase activity, illuminating a genetic and molecular basis […]

Ageing and loss of resilience

Researchers have presented results from a recent study exploring associations between ageing and the loss of the ability to recover […]

Genetics Unzipped podcast: 100 not out – Genes and ageing

In the latest episode of Genetics Unzipped, the podcast from the Genetics Society, presenter Kat Arney takes a look at […]

Scientists Identify Gene Responsible for Human Ageing

New research from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, published in Stem Cells, has identified a gene which regulates the ageing of […]

Methylmalonic acid represents a link between ageing and cancer

A study published in Nature has explored the role of age-induced accumulation of methylmalonic acid in cancer progression. Disease of […]

FoG 2020 Presentation David Weinkove, Durham University: What Genomics can do for Ageing

David has over 20 years’ experience using genetic-tractable model organisms to address fundamental questions in biology, using combined genetic and […]

Omics in Drug Discovery ONLINE

With drug discovery being an expensive process and genetic-based drugs being more likely to succeed, the level of investment in […]