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2012-02-23 05:00:00

Telome Health, Inc.™, a privately held biotechnology company focused on the role of telomere biology in human health, has announced that co-founder and Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn has

2012-02-21 21:11:25

Stress has numerous detrimental effects on the human body.

2012-02-16 14:05:20

Every cell in the body has chromosomes with so-called telomeres, which are shortened over time and also through lifestyle choices such as smoking and obesity.

2012-02-13 13:18:38

Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have discovered the crucial role of two proteins in developing a cell 'anti-enzyme shield'.

2012-01-23 21:58:16

A healthy genome is characterized by 23 pairs of chromosomes, and even a small change in this structure — such as an extra copy of a single chromosome — can lead to severe physical impairment.

2012-01-16 11:01:24

Telomeres, the very ends of chromosomes, become shorter as we age.

Longer Telomeres Mean Longer Lifespan
2012-01-11 05:57:06

A new study has found a possible predictor of lifespan. According to researchers at the University of Glasgow in England, the link lies in the telomeres that are located on an individual’s DNA.


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