Causes of Aging: Genomic Instability

Causes of Aging: Genomic Instability

DNA gets damaged during aging. Our DNA contains the instructions to build our cells, and so our body. Consider the DNA as an instruction manual for how to build a human. DNA contains the code for making thousands of different proteins, which build up our cells and...
Causes of Aging: Loss of Proteostasis

Causes of Aging: Loss of Proteostasis

purple proteins on blue background Each cell in our body contains millions of proteins. Proteins are the building blocks of our cells. Proteins are also the working horses given they carry out most of the functions in our cells. For example, there are proteins that...