Ants Live 10 Times Longer by Altering Their Insulin Responses

In comparison to workers, queen ants live much longer. What their longevity secrets could entail for ageing in other species is being discovered by researchers. Animals that breed frequently typically live short lives, whereas less productive animals typically live longer. Cockroaches have a lifespan of less than a year and can lay hundreds of eggs. … Read more

Drug that delays type 1 diabetes from developing is approved in the US

Teplizumab, as compared to a placebo, delayed the onset of type 1 diabetes in both children and adults by over three years in an ongoing experiment. The US has approved the use of a novel medication that may postpone type 1 diabetes in youngsters by up to three years. The medication, teplizumab, is expected to … Read more