New Antiaging Lab Altos Gets $270+ Million in Funding

Altos Labs is working on antiaging with perhaps $270 million raised from billionaires Jeff Bezos and Yuri Milner and others. Securities disclosure filed in California in June indicates Altos has raised at least $270 million. Scientists joining Altos: Juan Carlos Izpisúa Belmonte, a Spanish biologist at the Salk Institute, in La Jolla, California.Juan researched mixing …

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Reviewing SENS Antiaging Work

SENS and Aubrey de Grey have been leading advocates for antiaging and they have systemically helped to fund antiaging research. Aubrey summarized the seven types of aging damage and SENS and the Methuselah Foundation have been funding projects and companies to target fixing aging damage that was not being addressed by the biotechnology industry. Aubrey …

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Aubrey de Grey Thinks Robust Human Longevity Might Be Here by 2037

Aubrey de Grey is getting more bullish about his timeframes for robust human rejuvenation and longevity escape velocity. He now thinks it is only 18 years away and not 25 years anymore. There is fastly progressing science and there is a rapid increase in funding and formation of companies. Areas that were making slow progress …

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Oisin Biotechnologies

Oisin Biotechnologies is one of five companies that were spun out of SENS life extension project so far. Oisin Biotechnologies Ichor Therapeutics’ LysoClear human.bio Covalent Arigos Oisin Bio first target is Senescent Cells When cells detect that they have been irreversibly damaged, they enter a non-dividing condition known as cell-cycle arrest, or senescence. It’s believed …

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Update on Oison Biotech key part of SENS antiaging research

Oisin Biotechnologies differs from other companies producing senolytic therapies, the name given to treatments that destroy senescent cells, in one very important way. The Oisin technology is highly adaptable, and can be programmed to kill any class of cell that has some distinct internal marker in the form of high levels of expression of a …

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SENS Antiaging research status today

The Life Extension Advocacy Foundation (LEAF) has a review of where SENS antiaging stands today. The SENS Research Foundation has divided aging damage into seven broad categories each with a solution in order to treat or prevent age-related diseases. We have summarized all of these aging damages below as well as the current state of …

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Normal Longevity increases of 1 year every five shows 100 year lifespans will become common amid calls to increase retirement to 70 in developed World by 2050

The World Economic Forum said that employees should continue working until 70 in nations such as the UK, US, Japan and Canada. Since the 1950s, life expectancy has been increasing rapidly. On average, it has been increasing by one year, every five years. Babies born today in 2017 can expect to live to over 100, …

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How Many Gigafactories to provide batteries to offgrid electricity to 1.2 billion people without electricity ?

The Tesla Gigafactory will significantly add to the world supple of lithium batteries. 1.2 billion people do not have electricity and it costs $800-2000 to connect each of them to the grid. Many countries cannot afford it. Lithium ion batteries from Tesla and some competitors will reach $100 per KWh by 2018. Solar power is …

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New drug possible breakthrough against progressive multiple sclerosis

As many as 400,000 Americans are believed to suffer from multiple sclerosis — a debilitating disease of the central nervous system. A new drug may provide relief from the most devastating form of MS. Many MS patients can manage their disease through the use of several helpful medications, but about 10 to 15 percent have …

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General Atomics delivers multiple pulsed power containers to the Navy for railgun testing and Navy and Army are accelerating 5000 mph high velocity projectile tests

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has delivered the first of multiple pulsed power containers to the U.S. Navy in support of the railgun development and testing program. Each container includes pulsed power modules and a pulsed power control system for ease of integration into the Navy’s Command and Control infrastructure. “Our …

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