In a brief report published online in advance in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society this week, investigators at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine present the results of their retrospective study on a cohort of community-dwelling Ashkenazi Jewish individuals who lived independently to age 95 and older, in which they aimed to assess lifestyle, anthropometric, and other factors that contribute to exceptional longevity.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.