As of January 2004, we are simplifying the organization of SAGE KE's news content. The Noteworthy This Week section will list papers of interest that are not covered elsewhere on the site. See the News Focus and Perspectives sections for coverage of the week's hottest papers.

Papers of Note    (28 June 2006)
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), nw10. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.nw10]
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Papers of Note    (24 May 2006)
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (9), nw9. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.9.nw9]
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In-depth pieces about recent findings; written by scientists.

From Bedside to Bench: Does Mental and Physical Activity Promote Cognitive Vitality in Late Life?   Conference looks at the role of exercise for promoting mental health and delaying dementia.  (28 June 2006)
Stephanie Studenski, Michelle C. Carlson, Howard Fillit, William T. Greenough, Arthur Kramer, and George W. Rebok
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), pe21. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.pe21]
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The Unusual Genetics of Human Longevity   Centenarians provide a unique opportunity for understanding "longevity genes."  (28 June 2006)
Giovanna De Benedictis and Claudio Franceschi
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), pe20. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.pe20]
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A Work in Progress: The Metabolic Syndrome   Should we diagnose and treat the metabolic syndrome?  (28 June 2006)
Jose A. Luchsinger
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), pe19. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.pe19]
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Stories about notable findings, people, and events that include interview material; written by science journalists.

Death-Bed Prophecy  On the eve of its termination, SAGE KE takes a look at the future of research on aging.  (28 June 2006)
Mitch Leslie
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), nf17. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.nf17]
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The Age of Cancer   Cancer cells quiet gene behind premature aging disorder.  (28 June 2006)
Mitch Leslie
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (10), nf16. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.10.nf16]
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Shortcut to Death   Stubby protein spurs cancer cells to eat themselves.  (24 May 2006)
Mitch Leslie
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2006 (9), nf15. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2006.9.nf15]
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Stories that fit several recent findings together; written by science journalists.

Bionic Grandma   Engineered tissues might someday rejuvenate the elderly.  (9 November 2005)
R. John Davenport
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (45), ns3. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.45.ns3]
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What's Bugging You?   A controversial notion holds that infections trigger Alzheimer's disease, atherosclerosis, and other chronic illnesses.  (19 October 2005)
Mitch Leslie
Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (42), ns2. [DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.42.ns2]
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