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Posts tagged Telomeres

July 17, 2015


old turtle

Death-defying Turtles   

Turtles have discovered the fountain of youth: telomerase.

June 24, 2010


microscope image of telomere caps

Could a Fountain of Youth Capsule Cause Cancer?

Are you tired of looking for new anti-aging remedies? New discoveries suggest that your answer could be found in one little pill.

August 1, 2006


microscope image of telomere caps

The Problem with Telomeres

Why do we age? Science didn't really start investigating that question until the 1960's.

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