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The patent is based on the work of Aelan's founder and covers an epigenetic  biomarker associated with DNA damage, cellular senescence, and aging.

A team led by Buck Institute for Research on Aging scientists has reported that ApoE4 binds the promoter regions of Alzheimer's disease genes, including SirT1.

The partners will co-develop mass spectrometry-based tests to predict patient response to therapies such as tamoxifen.

A recent protein interaction study revealed that invertebrates have more in common with humans when it comes to the aging process than had been previously known, and that "the broad patterns underlying genetic control of life span in invertebrates is highly relevant to human aging and longevity."

Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

In Science this week: combining genomics and ecology to better understand the effects of natural selection on evolution, and more.