You can see from these videos I did that the system for telomerase are nearly the same. Telomerase is good for dogs and it’s good for people.
I explain how aging emerges from an imbalance of cell birth, maintenance, and death, and the inevitability of time and entropy.
How telomere erosion leads to chromosomal mutation, which causes dysfunction and cell death (we hope)
Dying young but with perfect babies is sustainable and advantaged; dying old but with abnormal babies is an evolutionary dead end.
I was at an ideas festival filled with some bright and accomplished people and I found myself rebuked by what I would consider true ignorance at least three times.