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Aging: An Unnecessary Part of Living

Scientists Can Reverse DNA Aging in Mice
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Scientists Can Reverse DNA Aging in Mice

This article shows the possibility of age reversal through a series of anti-aging properties called NAD+. "'we cant tell the difference between a two year old mouse versus a mouse that's three or four months old'" (Alice Park). With extensive testing on the genes of mice, "they're ready to test it on people" (Alice Park). Hopefully soon, the effects of aging will be a thing of the past.
***Park, Alice. "Scientists can reverse DNA aging in mice" Time, 23 Mar, 2017 http://time.com/4711023/how-to-keep-your-dna-from-aging/

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Purging the body of 'retired' cells could reverse ageing, study shows
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Purging the body of 'retired' cells could reverse ageing, study shows

This article states the possibility or "purging retired cells from the body...to undo the ravages of old age in a study that raises the prospect of new life-extending treatments" (Hannah Devlin). In this comment, the author states that the effects of aging can be reversed by cleaning out all of the dead or dying cells in the body. With further research, scientists will soon be able to run tests on humans.
*** Devlin, Hannah. "Purging the body of 'retired' cells could reverse aging, study shows" The Guardian, 23 Mar, 2017 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/23/purging-the-body-of-retired-cells-could-reverse-ageing-study-shows

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Researchers may have discovered fountain of youth by reversing aging in human cells
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Researchers may have discovered fountain of youth by reversing aging in human cells

This article explains how our "...genes get turned 'off' or 'on' over time" (Eric Mack). In this article, the author states how DNA damage in our cells can basically be "... reprogrammed to an embryotic stem cell-like state, effectively turning back the clock on aging" (Eric Mark). With further testing, "glycine supplements could one day become a powerful tool for life extension".
***Mark, Eric. " Researchers may have discovered 'fountain of youth' by reversing aging in human cells" New Atlas, 27 May, 2015 https://newatlas.com/reversal-of-aging-human-cell-lines/37721/

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Aging Is Reversible--at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice
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Aging Is Reversible--at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice

This article explains how by "twerking genes" (Karen Weintraub), scientists can turn old cells back into embryotic like cells. By being able to change genes in cells, researchers have opened up a whole new world of opportunities with aging and gene manipulation. As said by David Sinclair, a Harvard university geneticist, "' i do believe that epigenetic reprogramming is the ultimate way to reverse aging'" (Weintraub).
***Weintraub, Karen. "Aging is Reversible-- at Least in Human Cells and Live Mice" Scientific American, 15 Dec, 2016

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Harvard scientists reverse the ageing process in mice – now for humans
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Harvard scientists reverse the ageing process in mice – now for humans

This article defines how scientists have been able to "rejuvenate" old, worn out organs in adult mice. From the experiments held at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, scientists have turned old, dying mice into new, healthy mice by rejuvenating their aging bodies.
***Sample, Ian. "Harvard scientists reverse aging process in mice-- now for humans" The Guardian, 28 Nov,2010 https://www.theguardian.com/science/2010/nov/28/scientists-reverse-ageing-mice-humans

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How to Cure Aging – During Your Lifetime?
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How to Cure Aging – During Your Lifetime?

This video explains three different ways we could potentially "cure" aging. While all of these alone could possibly help, the video highlights how, when using all of the strategies, we could potentially find the answer much faster.
***Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell. "How to cure aging during your lifetime?" YouTube, 3 Nov, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjdpR-TY6QU&feature=youtu.be

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