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The confounding role of sensory perception in calorie restriction and ageing research

My first post to this blog will begin with a thought provoking paper on how the olfactory system fits in to the longevity promoting effects of calorie restriction. Calorie restriction is the most studied and reliable way to extend secondary and maximal lifespan, tested in many species since the 1930's up to recently in rhesus monkeys and preliminary human data. Why the mechanisms of calorie restriction have been so well conserved throughout species is still an enigma; species in natural settings Read more [...]