By borrowing a system found in plants, researchers can turn off sperm production in an inducible, reversible, and non-toxic manner Let’s say you want to...


A reanalysis of genes tied to life span in mice reveals only a select few affect aging. Like it or not, you are always getting...


Multiparental populations (MPPs) have brought a new era in mapping complex traits, as well as new analytical challenges. To face these challenges and encourage innovation,...


Restricting calorie intake seems to promote longer lives in a wide range of organisms, from microbes to mammals. Some determined youth-seekers are already adopting reduced-calorie...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


Today's guest post is contributed by Todd Plummer, a Research Associate in Gordon Lithgow's lab at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging. Todd is a certified California...


By the time President Obama announced the Precision Medicine Initiative in January 2015, the Genetic Epidemiology Research on Adult Health and Aging (GERA) cohort was...


Today's guest post was contributed by Andreas Prokop, of the University of Manchester. Along with research on the cell biology of neurons during development and ageing,...


Fruit flies suffer from an image problem. Maybe it's the alliteration in the name, or the association with bananas, but Drosophila have become a go-to...