lundi 30 mars 2015

Clues to aging from long-lived lemurs

Researchers combed through more than 50 years of medical records on hundreds of lemurs for clues to their longevity. They found that how long these primates live and how fast they age correlates with the amount of time they spend in a state of suspended animation known as torpor. The research may eventually help scientists identify 'anti-aging' genes in humans.

Clues to aging from long-lived lemurs

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