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Ants don't get Alzheimer's

It's a poignant fact of life: no matter how much we exercise, or how many wheatgrass smoothies we slurp, our bodies still age. As the years pass, skin wrinkles, eyesight falters, hearing fades. It's called senescence—the ...

dateFeb 03, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Cell suicide prevention squad

Recent research has shown that the cells in our bodies teeter on the brink of death. They possess intricate molecular mechanisms that promote either suicide or survival. The concept is known as programmed cell death (PCD). ...

dateDec 04, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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