This article may be of some interest to those on the list:
JT Proceedings of the national academy of sciences
DA OCT 27 1998 v 95 n 22
AU Lakowski, Bernard
AU Hekimi, Siegfried
TI The genetics of caloric restriction in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Doing a quick search on Medline brings up lots of studys on calorie restriction. Are any extropians practising it? Is there a threshold that needs to be reached for it to work effectively or is any CR good (so long as you aren't missing out on adequate nutrients)?
Patrick Wilken http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~patrickw/ Editor: PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness Secretary: The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness http://psyche.cs.monash.edu.au/ http://www.phil.vt.edu/ASSC/