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Wave Of Blue Fluorescence Reveals Spread Of Death In Worms
2013-07-24 08:45:45

The final biological events in the life of a worm are described today, revealing how death spreads like a wave from cell to cell until the whole organism is dead.

Scientists Question Resveratrol Longevity Products
2011-09-22 10:14:07

New research suggests that anti-ageing face creams and supplements, that actively use a 'miracle ingredient' commonly found in red wine, are a complete waste of time and money, and do nothing to improve your odds of living a longer life.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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