Northeastern researchers touched on that question this week in a series of talks that examined renewing tissue function, improving and restoring motor control, and the remarkable memory power of superagers.
Assistant professor Javier Apfeld plumbs the cellular mechanisms driving the aging process in worms, uncovering insights that could increase our own longevity.
Ellie Shin, SSH/S’16, was determined to work on co-op in a campus research lab. She found one, and has quickly made the most of her experiences.
Are you happy? With a 5-year, $1 million-plus grant from the National Institute on Aging, Associate Professor Derek M. Isaacowitz, is evaluating whether older adults benefit more from positive thinking.
With time, the amino acid known as asparagine will eventually degrade.