Study of female fertility from age 9 to menopause reveals specific mechanisms that may affect fertility at different ages. The mechanisms depend on naturally occurring chromosome errors that vary depending on age.
Oxidative damage to telomeres can trigger cellular senescence. The findings could lead to the development of new therapeutics for healthy aging and to combat cancers.
UCSD researchers have developed a single cell sequencing method that can map the cellular origin of a wide variety of neurological and psychiatric disorders.