Elysium’s science publication, featuring long-form journalism, interviews with eminent scientists, and explainers on big issues in science.
Vera Gorbunova Discovered That One Molecule, Hyaluronan, Makes Naked Mole Rats Immune to Cancer
An interview with Dr. Vera Gorbunova, whose lab at the University of Rochester, NY, studies aging, DNA repair, and cancer.
Is Horvath's Clock the Smoking Gun of Biological Aging?
Biostatistician Steve Horvath can determine chronological age and predict mortality by measuring DNA methylation.
The Complete Guide to the Science of Circadian Rhythms
Two leading scientists explain how circadian rhythms work and offer advice on lifestyle changes to improve your health.
What Can Scientists Learn from Animals That Defy "Normal" Aging?
The naked mole rat and the bowhead whale live exceptionally long lives. Two leading biologists explain why, and what it means for humans.