Nobel Prize-winning research is yielding promising compounds for fighting the inevitability of aging at the most fundamental cellular level. Elle Magazine, August 2011
New Clues about Aging
Senescence can be caused by multiple pathways, but in the case of progerin, only the telomere shortening pathway seemed to trigger the production of this abnormal protein — contributing to an accelerated aging phenotype. Science Daily, June 2011
Telomere Diagnostics launches with qPCR-Based Tool for Measuring Telomere Length
With some of the field's pre-eminent experts in telomere biology onboard, the startup is banking on recent scientific studies correlating the length of telomeres with health status. GenomeWeb, March 2011
Stress Less: The New Science that Shows Women How to Rejuvenate the Body and the Mind by Thea Singer
Stress Less provides an excellent overview of THI's founders and the science of telomeres. Though the book is geared towards women, it has valuable information for everyone. Thea Singer has reported on science and health for The Nation, The Boston Globe, and The Washington Post. Stress Less was included by the Wall Street Journal as one of its "Top 5 Picks for Wellness Reading" in 2010. Learn more about Stress Less.