under the microscope

The truth about young blood

This 2017 interview with UC Berkeley researchers Mike and Irina Conboy clears up some of the popular misconceptions around young blood and aging. You may have heard of their study that stitched together and old and young rat to learn […]

under the microscope

Why young blood rejuvenates old animals

Scientists have shown before that giving young blood to old animals has the, “rejuvenative effects of enhancing muscle repair, reducing liver adiposity and fibrosis, and increasing hippocampal neurogenesis.” In this UC Berkeley study, they tease apart exactly what about the […]