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Life Span Factors
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2016
A recent paper challenges earlier findings that germline factors expressed in normal body cells influence life span in
Catherine Offord | Feb 22, 2016
A drug commonly used in experiments on the model organism can skew the results of aging studies, researchers show.
Neuroscience of Early-Life Learning in
Uri Bram | Feb 11, 2016
Scientists identify the brain circuits with which newly hatched nematodes form and retrieve a lifelong aversive olfactory memory.
Tracy Vence | Oct 19, 2015
Researchers identify a new type of brain cell in male
Stimulating Neurons with Sound
Kate Yandell | Sep 15, 2015
Researchers present sonogenetics, a technique to activate select
neurons with ultrasound waves.
Two Papers Pulled for Figure Fraud
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2015
A University of Florida investigation has found the lead author on both studies faked data on stress response in
Long Live Collagen
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 1, 2015
Increased collagen expression is a common feature of many different pathways to extended longevity in worms.
ROS Can Shorten or Lengthen Life
Kerry Grens | Feb 13, 2015
Reactive oxygen species have opposing effects on roundworm longevity depending on whether these molecules are in the mitochondria or the cytoplasm.
Filming the Nematode Brain
Jef Akst | Jan 26, 2015
Researchers record the first whole-brain videos of an unrestrained animal, viewing neural activity as a roundworm moved freely around a Petri dish.
Ibuprofen Extends Life?
Jef Akst | Dec 22, 2014
The over-the-counter drug increases life span in yeast, nematode worms, and fruit flies, a study shows.