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agingChina Will Still Do Whatever It Takes to Catch Up

Senior Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Yi Fuxian makes the case that China’s nominal GDP will peak at 84% of the US GDP in 2033. He is the author of Big Country with an Empty Nest and claims that …

agingAll Generations From 1890 to 2025

Here is list of all generations from 1890 to 2025. There are some overlaps because of differences in definitions. Above is a picture of six generations of one family. It is not unreasonable for 8 generations in one family to …

agingOne in five people in Japan are over 70

New estimates put the number of people in Japan age 70 or older at more than a fifth of the population for the first time. Japan’s population is one of the fastest-aging and declining in the world. The working-age population …

agingAnAge database of animal longevity and other aging databases

AnAge is a curated database of aging and life history in animals, including extensive longevity records. AnAge was primarily developed for comparative biology studies, in particular studies of longevity and aging, but can also be useful for ecological and conservation …

agingGeorge Church talks about reversing human aging and claims they made mice live twice as long

George Church is developing better and better organs using pigs. They are working to slow or reverse the aging in the organs to be used for transplant. He says the organ longvity has also been done successfully with entire …

agingLiving to 90 and beyond is mostly within your control

Worldwide there are over 500,000 centenarians. By 2025, there should be a million centenarians in the world and 2 million by 2040. This is before the changes that might occur with radically improved antiaging or aging reversal technology. In 2015, …

agingImproving flow in lymph nodes in the neck improves memory and learning and could reduce memory loss from aging

The lymphatic vessels long thought not to exist are essential to the brain’s ability to cleanse itself. UVA researchers were able to use a compound to improve the flow of waste from the brain to the lymph nodes in the …

agingDrug boosts immune system in elderly people by 40% and it also has antiaging effect in fruit flies

Drugs were created to block a protein called the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) and it boosted the immune system by about 40% in elderly people. They safely reducing infections in elderly volunteers around 40% by enhancing the immune system. …

agingExosuit to assist elderly mobility will be in stores by end of 2018 in US, Japan and UK

Seismic is combining clothing and robotics into what they call Powered Clothing™. They aim to get exosuits into stores by the end of 2018 in the US, Japan and the UK. The suit’s ‘electric muscles’, powered by tiny motors, contract …

agingIf 1 billion people lived to 105 then 1 should live to 135

A recent study of about 4000 ‘super-elderly’ people in Italy, all aged 105 and older predicts that the chance of death reaches a peak of 50% each year. Yearly risk of death climbs from * 10% chance of someone age …