A Look At The Buck Institute

A short piece from Metroactive News takes a look in from the outside at the the Buck Institute. The researchers of the institute are turning out good work on aging, calorie restriction, and serious anti-aging science, but - as the article points out - there is still a great deal of public misunderstanding on this topic. This confusion is fueled by the irresponsible, fraudulent portions of the "anti-aging" marketplace: "Currently, of course, there is no single drug compound proven to lengthen the human lifespan, even though the average spam-filled e-mail box may seem to say otherwise. Every day, someone new seems to be offering a new magic cure to slow aging."

Link: http://www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/06.02.04/buck-0423.html


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