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2012-02-09 08:40:00

Male flies find romance with female flies coated with pheromone, regardless of age; U-M, international research sheds light on aging process ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beauty is more than skin deep, at least for fruit flies studied in new research that demonstrates how age-related changes in pheromone production can reduce sexual attractiveness. The study, published today in The Journal of Experimental Biology, examined how pheromones play a role in...

2010-12-01 21:31:17

University of Georgia research has provided new clues on surviving to be 100 years old, finding that how we feel about ourselves and our ability to adapt to an accumulation of challenging life experiences may be as or more important than health factors. The research, published in the current edition of the journal Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, used data collected as part of the Georgia Centenarian Study, one of only two centenarian studies in the country, to measure...