What if every home had an early-warning cancer detection system? Researcher Joshua Smith is developing a nanobiotechnology "cancer alarm" that scans for traces of disease in the form of special biomarkers called exosomes. In this forward-thinking talk, he shares his dream for how we might revolutionize cancer detection and, ultimately, save lives.
While you can measure your chronological aging by-the-second by just looking at a clock, to see your biological age you must go down to deep within your cells, and take a peek at your chromosomes, specifically, the tips of your chromosomes called the telomeres. Here’s a simple visual explanation of telomeres and the lifestyle factors that affect them, from Arnas Butkus at One Goal Denver.