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Why ping pong just might be the elixir of youth

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Why ping pong just might be the elixir of youth

Table tennis, ping pong, wiff-waff: call it what you will, it’s increasingly popular in the UK, with 2.4 million players. Now there are suggestions it could even help with conditions like dementia. “Let’s put money on it,” he said. My dad was a little reluctant. While his opponent, Ken Leighton, seemed pretty confident in his […]

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Research may help scientists learn anti-aging secrets of sacred lotus

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
Research may help scientists learn anti-aging secrets of sacred lotus

A team of 70 scientists from the U.S., China, Australia and Japan today reports having sequenced and annotated the genome of the “sacred lotus,” which is believed to have a powerful genetic system that repairs genetic defects, and may hold secrets about aging successfully. The scientists sequenced more than 86 percent of the nearly 27,000 […]

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