The Project for Awesome 2017 launched yesterday and runs from December 15 to December 17. This is a chance for people to create and vote on short videos about their favorite charities; the top-voted charities each win a cash prize to help bring them most-needed funds for the coming new year. The Life Extension Advocacy…

The Project for Awesome is finally here and now is the time you can help us to win much-needed funds by voting for the videos supporting our charity. Follow this quick guide to vote and help us make 2017 an awesome year for longevity! 1: Visit the LEAF videos page here; you can vote on…

The breaking news today is that the SENS Research Foundation has managed to secure the sum of $1 million in bitcoin from the Pineapple Fund. The Pineapple Fund is a charitable initiative run by a very generous person who wishes to remain anonymous and has a large amount of bitcoin to donate to charities. SENS…

Every year since 2007 the Project for Awesome, simply known as P4A, has been helping to make the world a better place. It is an initiative of the Foundation to Decrease World Suck, a Montana-based charitable organization run by Hank and John Green, and their plan is simple: to make the world suck less. So…

Building a large, supportive community is critically important in the fight against aging. Widespread awareness means not only a larger pool of potential supporters who, through their generous contributions, keep the research going; it also means more people who become active and help the cause in a way or another—telling their friends about rejuvenation biotechnologies,…

A great initiative by Laura Katrin Weston one of our amazing volunteers. She is supporting research fundraising using the wonderful artwork she produces at Black Cat Studios.  Black Cat Studios is a small private recording, music production and art studio in Leicestershire, UK, providing a range of services for musicians, broadcasters, and game developers. It is really great…

We have talked about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) assessing beauty in an earlier article here. In this video, Anastasia Georgievskaya the project leader for MouseAge talks about how science might overcome some of the issues and shortfalls of past attempts to measure beauty and how it relates to aging research. Anastasia and her team…

We are delighted to announce that the AgeMeter project has reached its initial funding goal and development of the device can now begin thanks to the support of the community. As a result, we will soon have a great aging biomarker system available to the healthcare professional and home enthusiast alike.    We would like…

Today Elena Milova and I made a short video discussing the aging process, drug development and aging biomarkers in support of the Agemeter project. We talked a little bit about how aging is made up of a number of distinct processes, often called hallmarks or damages, and how functional aging is an excellent way to…

Today we have another video update from the Mouseage team who are working to create the first artificial intelligence-based photographic biomarker of aging in mice. The project aims to provide researchers with a cheap and effective biomarker system that can be used to quickly determine if interventions against the age-related diseases are effective as well…

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