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2005-07-25 14:44:26

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - How well you respond to stress predicts how long you will live, at least if you are a little worm, U.S. scientists reported on Monday. Genetically identical worms responded to stress in greatly different ways -- and those with more active stress reactions lived much longer than worms with less active stress proteins, the researchers found. More active stress responses suggest the animal is coping with the stress. The findings will almost certainly apply to humans in...

2005-07-25 14:27:27

In WASHINGTON story headlined "Stressed-out worms die young, study finds" please read in 4th paragraph ...tested more than 100,000 nematodes... instead of ...tested more than 100 nematodes... A corrected story follows. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - How well you respond to stress predicts how long you will live, at least if you are a little worm, U.S. scientists reported on Monday. Genetically identical worms responded to stress in greatly different ways -- and those with more active stress...

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2005-07-25 14:40:00

WASHINGTON -- How well you respond to stress predicts how long you will live, at least if you are a little worm, U.S. scientists reported on Monday. Genetically identical worms responded to stress in greatly different ways -- and those with more active stress reactions lived much longer than worms with less active stress proteins, the researchers found. More active stress responses suggest the animal is coping with the stress. The findings will almost certainly apply to humans in some way,...

2005-07-25 12:46:50

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - How well you respond to stress predicts how long you will live, at least if you are a little worm, U.S. scientists reported on Monday. Genetically identical worms responded to stress in greatly different ways -- and those with more active stress reactions lived much longer than worms with less active stress proteins, the researchers found. More active stress responses suggest the animal is coping with the stress. The findings will almost certainly apply to humans in...

2005-07-24 21:45:00

University of Colorado at Boulder scientists have used a fluorescent marker to predict the individual life spans of identical worms that were genetically engineered to illuminate stress levels, implying living organisms have "hidden physiological states" that dictate their ability to deal with the rigors of life. According to CU-Boulder Research Associate Shane Rea, the genetically identical nematodes were engineered with a green fluorescent "reporter" protein coupled to a stress protein...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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