DailyDirt: Age Is Just A Number

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They say age is "just a number" -- but it'd be nice if that number could be a little higher before people were expected to die. The aging process has been studied for a long time, but no one has found the silver bullet that stops people from getting older (unless there are some immortals hiding among us). Still, medicine is making some slow progress towards understanding how we age -- and how we might prevent ourselves from aging. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.

Filed Under: aging, biology, biotech, dna, genetics, health, lifespans, longevity, medicine, mitochondrial dna, senescent cells, telomeres


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