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Posts tagged Telomeres

April 5, 2018

 

The Mutated Gene That Can Make People Live Ten Percent Longer

People with this particular gene mutation lived 10% longer, had lower incidences of diabetes, and better general cardiovascular health.

July 17, 2015

 

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Death-defying Turtles   

Turtles have discovered the fountain of youth: telomerase.

June 24, 2010

 

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

 

The Problem with Telomeres

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

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