Bariatric surgery prolongs lifespan in obese

Obesity is on the rise. In the UK rates of obesity have increased from 13 to 24% in men and from 16 to 26% in women...

A thought's fleeting trip through the brain

It is an interesting question - how does a thought pass through the brain?

It is possible to use electrodes...

An undiscovered country

The scientific literature comprises scholarly publications that report original empirical and theoretical work in...

(Another) great disturbance in the force

Heinz Siegfried Wolff, scientist and broadcaster, born 29 April 1928; died 15 December 2017

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The Investigator's Brochure

Considered a multidisciplinary document, the Investigator’s Brochure provides a summary of research work completed...

MicroRNA toxicology testing

Environmental epigenetic studies have revealed the role of miRNAs in the regulation of gene activities induced by...

Tantalising telomeres

Many scientists believe that we have reached the end of the life...

That's all folks

In 1786, estimates placed our average life expectancy at just 24 years. A hundred years later (1886) it had doubled...

Super-Ageing takes guts

We are looking over the precipice that is a revolution in lifespan modification. Some of us seem to be experiencing...

Immortality - no thanks

We are looking over the precipice that is a revolution in lifespan modification. Following recent observations...

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