With the help of naked mole rats, Xiao Tian seeks to expose and explain the epigenetic drivers of aging

Getting older is inevitable, but aging may be optional, or at least a treatable condition. Increasingly, researchers are parsing the particulars of aging, the ways in which the human body becomes less healthy over time.

Dual function of Zika virus NS2B-NS3 protease

Speaking of International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Designated by the United Nations, the 9th International Day of Women and Girls in Science is Sunday, February 11, preceded by two days of meetings, presentations and outreach among global leaders, with a focus on women scientific leadership in sustainable development.

The heterogeneity of aging, a symposium

Aging research is always timely, and here’s a date: On March 6, the San Diego Nathan Shock Center, a consortium of Sanford Burnham Prebys, Salk and UC San Diego, will hold its second annual Symposium on the Heterogeneity of Aging at the Salk Institute.