More on Set of Longevity Genes Indentified

Betterhumans has a better article on recent work that identified a whole set of longevity-related genes. This puts researchs a large step closer to answering the all-important question: "What are the actual biochemical processes that determine lifespan?" As the article notes, this research will provide years of follow-on work for scientists. As the basic mechanisms of aging are identified, possible therapies to prevent or retard aging will surely follow.

Link: http://www.betterhumans.com/News/news.aspx?articleID=2003-07-18-2

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