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AGING AMERICA: Live to 120? Most say no thanks – Yahoo! News

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
AGING AMERICA: Live to 120? Most say no thanks – Yahoo! News

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Ninety birthdays maybe, but not 120: Americans hope to stretch out life expectancy another decade or so, but they’re ambivalent, even skeptical, about a fountain of youth. A new poll by the Pew Research Center explores attitudes about a scientific quest: Creating treatments that one day might slow the aging process […]

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The eternal search for ever-lasting life | Understanding Animal Research

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
The eternal search for ever-lasting life | Understanding Animal Research

When Eos asked Zeus, father of the Greek Gods, to make her lover Tithonus immortal, she forgot to ask for eternal youth. Tithonus indeed lived forever, but as a shell of a man who could barely move nor speak. Research into ageing has undergone a revolution in the past 15 years, with the discovery that […]

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