A Primer on Epigenetic/Biological Clocks

A Primer on Epigenetic/Biological Clocks

We’ve all done our share of clock-watching in our daily lives, whether it be anxiously waiting for a flight or impatiently waiting until we finish work. It may therefore be unsurprising that doctors and medical researchers do the same thing… but what may surprise you...
The Science of Keeping the Brain Healthy

The Science of Keeping the Brain Healthy

In this episode of the Lifespan podcast, Professor of Genetics, Dr. David Sinclair, and co-host Matthew LaPlante dissect the topic of brain aging. They explore evidence suggesting that the brain ages more slowly than other parts of the body and highlight how cognitive...
What Is Longevity?

What Is Longevity?

The word “longevity” is sometimes used as a synonym for “life expectancy” in demography. At NOMIX, the term longevity refers only to especially long-lived, and healthy, members of a population, whereas life expectancy is defined statistically...