Longevity Study Seeks Participants, But Only Dogs Need Apply

- Summary by Herbalmax Staff · Shared Content from wbur.org

Researchers are undertaking what they say is the largest open study on aging ever on one beloved subject — dogs.

The citizen-science study, called the Dog Aging Project, is funded by a $15 million grant from the National Council on Aging. Scientists’ goal is to discover new aspects of human aging by studying dogs, which share many diseases and genetic markers with humans.