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The experiment that started it all

In 1993, aging science was barely a field of study. Many scientists believed that aging “just happened.” Since aging happens after reproduction, the...

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Mapping the naked mole-rat immune system

Naked mole-rats are animals with unusually long lifespans, especially when compared with other animals of similar size. The Buffenstein lab at Calico has...
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DCAF15: Understanding how natural killer cells may work

The human immune system can recognize and kill cancer cells growing in the body by sensing mutated proteins on the surface of cancer cells, known as...
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A study in human genetics demonstrates limited influence on longevity

It has been a long-held belief that genetics play a role in lifespan. Calico researchers set out to understand just how much of a role genes play in...
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A broad collaboration

At Calico, we are focused on understanding the biology of aging and age-related diseases and translating our discoveries into potential new therapeutics.  In...
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Understanding how yeast age

Calico scientists in our yeast biology labs, along with the computing and technology groups, are collaborating closely on a long-term project to invent new...
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Analyzing cell painting images with machine learning

A major focus of our Computing team is to develop machine learning approaches to analyze biological images. In some cases, we aim to speed up or...
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Inventing a new microscope

At Calico, our scientists are not constrained by conventional wisdom. In 2019, scientists <a...
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Targeting a central stress pathway

What happens when cells fall out of homeostasis due to stress to the system? Human cells have evolved to handle many types of acute stress, but what happens...
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