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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



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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