Scientists at the MDI Biological Laboratory and other Maine institutions are at the forefront of research that is helping people lead longer, healthier lives.
In “Science That Matters,” we will take a look at the exciting discoveries that are helping to prevent, treat and cure the degenerative diseases that affect us all.
“Eat Less, Live Longer: Dietary Restriction As A Means of Extending Lifespan”
· Studies in many animals have demonstrated that drastically cutting calorie intake can extend lifespan
· Dr. Aric Rogers, a scientist at the MDI Biological Laboratory, is studying the molecular mechanisms underlying this phenomenon in the tiny roundworm.
We’ll learn where this research is taking us, and how you can apply the latest scientific findings to your own life.