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Image: Hubble captures a cosmic fossil (NGC 2005)

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image features the globular cluster NGC 2005. It's not an unusual globular cluster in and of itself, but it is a peculiarity when compared to its surroundings.

Bivalve mollusks may hold the secret to a longer life

For centuries, humans pursued the "fountain of youth" in the quest for longer lives. More recently, curiosity has been reignited among the scientific community thanks to genome sequencing technologies that are facilitating ...

Longevity gene from naked mole rats extends lifespan of mice

In a groundbreaking endeavor, researchers at the University of Rochester have successfully transferred a longevity gene from naked mole rats to mice, resulting in improved health and an extension of the mouse's lifespan.

Eating tendencies of Brahman steers can affect meat tenderness

The dependence of residual feed intake on growth and tenderness of Brahman cattle, a common breed chosen for crossbreeding cattle along the southern U.S., including Texas, was the focus of a cattle feeding study published ...

Diverse pathways to longevity in mammals uncovered

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham healthcare system, have discovered gene expression signatures of longevity across 41 mammalian species and compared them with biomarkers ...

The power of pals: Social mammals live longer, suggests new study

Mammals that live in groups may generally live longer than members of solitary species, suggests a Nature Communications paper. The findings are based on an analysis of nearly 1,000 mammals —including the golden snub-nosed ...

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