Re: Complete List of Non-CR Experiments Showing An Increase in Maximum

Brian Manning Delaney (
Fri, 03 Sep 1999 19:28:14 -0700

Technotranscendence wrote:

> Correct me if I'm wrong -- and I'm too tired
> right now to check --
> but isn't the Life Extension Foundation funding
> research to find out why CR works?
> If so, possibly one route to overcomnig
> the CR problem -- that is, that we've plenty
> of food and love to eat it,
> even lean guys like mean:) -- is to find
> out how it works and to find
> another means to get the same effect.

I don't know what LEF is funding, but yes, your suggestion is being followed, by, oh, about a hundred gerontology researchers. That's pretty much THE near-term goal for many, if not most, anti-aging researchers these days.

Still, it might take a while for this research to succeed, ergo the question: what to do now?