Programmed Aging Theory Information

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Introductory and Educational Material

 

Biological Aging Theories - One-Page Summary

Programmed vs. Non-Programmed Aging Controversy

How to Live a Longer and Healthier Life

Aging Theory Frequently Asked Questions

Anti-Aging Medicine Overview

Aging Theory Glossary

Aging Theory Timeline  - History of aging theories and underlying evolution theories

 

Theories of Biological Aging

 

Biological Aging Theories - Overview and issues

Genetic Programming and Aging Theory

Aging Theory Comparison Summary

Darwin and Aging Theory

Life Span Vs. Evolutionary Benefit

 

Non-Programmed Theories of Aging

 

Wear and Tear Theories of Aging - Simple deterioration processes

Medawar's Hypothesis - Proposes aging has a negligible effect on fitness

General Arguments Against Non-Programmed Aging Theories

Mutation Accumulation Theory of Aging - Description and critique

Mutation Accumulation Hypothesis - Criticism

Antagonistic Pleiotropy Theory of Aging - Description and critique

Arguments Against Antagonistic Pleiotropy Theory

Disposable Soma Theory of Aging

Arguments Against Disposable Soma Theory

 

Evolution Theories and their Importance for Aging Theories

 

Issues and Problems with Traditional Evolution Theory Mechanisms 

How Genetics Discoveries Affect Evolution Theories

Digital Nature of Inheritance and Implications for Evolution Theory

Gene-Centered Evolutionary Mechanics Theories

Non-Science Factors that Influence Aging and Evolution Theory

Chronology of Aging Theories and Evolutionary Mechanics Theories

 

Programmed Theories of Aging

 

Group and Kin Selection based Theories of Aging

Evolvability Theory and the Theory of Aging

August Weismann Programmed Death Theory

Maintenance and Repair Theories of Aging

Objections to Programmed Theories of Aging

 

Experimental Evidence and Aging Theories

 

Experimental Evidence on the Nature of Aging

Negligible Senescence

Human Mortality Data

Animal Life Span Data  

Animal Mortality and Aging Theories

Life Span Regulation Mechanisms - Telomeres and Aging 

Mortality Evidence and Aging Theory

Animal Altruism

Aging Mechanisms - Four Concepts Compared

 

Medical Implications of Aging Theories

 

Medical Implications of Aging Theories

Anti-Aging Medicine Overview

 

Programmed Aging Investigators

 

Vladimir Skulachev

Joshua Mitteldorf

Valter Longo

Giacinto Libertini

Cynthia Kenyon

Harold Katcher

Theodore Goldsmith

Jeff Bowles

Other Investigators

 

References and Additional Resources on Aging

 

Aging Theory Resources, Papers, and Articles

 

Site Information and Contacts

 

Programmed Aging Site Editors, Contributors, and Consultants

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