“People understand ‘my relative died of a heart attack, so I’m going to give money to that.’ It’s harder to grasp ‘my relative was older, that predisposes them to have a heart attack, so I should give money to research on aging.'” Researchers who are targeting the aging process instead of specific diseases want more support for their efforts. They’ve been able to work wonders on mice. And now they are trying to reverse aging in dogs. The NYT’s always excellent Amy Harmon: Dogs Test Drug Aimed at Humans’ Biggest Killer: Age