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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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Researchers define nine molecular hallmarks of aging, debunk myths related to antioxidants

| June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Researchers define nine molecular hallmarks of aging, debunk myths related to antioxidants

  For some species, living twice as long in good health depends on no more than a few genes. When this fact was revealed by studies on worms three decades ago, it ushered in a golden age of ageing studies that has delivered numerous results, but also sown some confusion. The prestigious journal Cell is […]

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