Could guinea pigs show us how humans age?

CSU translational researchers are bringing back the guinea pig model For years, translational scientists have studied the conditions that accompany aging through the help of animal models. Mice are the favored model when it comes to the study of human diseases conditions, but the caveat of mouse models is they do not develop conditions, like […]

Humans can’t live forever

The first known record of humans on earth dates to over two million years ago. Through dedicated anthropological research, it is widely accepted that the earliest known record of humans is Homo habilis, originating from Africa between 2.4 to 1.4 million years ago. Homo habilis could be our direct ancestors, but more anthropological research is […]

Do robots and tech have a place in aging healthcare?

As humans grow older, they become more susceptible to chronic conditions and potential decline in physical and cognitive functions. Conditions like arthritis, multiple-sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and a myriad of others can interfere with day-to-day functions. Something as simple as buttoning a shirt can become difficult if someone’s limbs aren’t functioning as they once did. This […]