News tagged with ageing process

How do organisms make dietary choices?

When given a choice, organisms will choose a diet that maintains a nutritional balance in tune with their needs. That choice, studied in fruit flies for the first time, is regulated by activity in a molecular pathway involved ...

dateMay 13, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Cells send dirty laundry home to mom

Understanding how aged and damaged mother cells manage to form new and undamaged daughter cells is one of the toughest riddles of ageing, but scientists now know how yeast cells do it. In a groundbreaking study researchers ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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A young brain for an old bee

Scientists have found that by switching the social role of honey bees, aging honey bees can keep their learning ability intact or even improve it. The research team is hoping to use them as a model to study general aging ...

dateJul 01, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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