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2012-02-28 11:36:26

Researchers from The University of Nottingham have demonstrated how a species of flatworm overcomes the ageing process to be potentially immortal.

2012-02-21 14:15:46

Inhibiting telomerase, an enzyme that rescues malignant cells from destruction by extending the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes, kills tumor cells but also triggers resistance pathways that allow cancer to survive and spread, scientists report in the Feb. 17 issue of Cell.

2012-02-21 14:09:18

Genomic instability caused by an erosion of the protective caps on chromosomes, followed by activation of an enzyme that reinforces those caps, allows malignant cells to evade destruction and acquire more deadly characteristics, researchers report in an Online Now article at the journal Cell.

2012-02-17 16:05:00

BeWellBuzz.com knows what Jennifer has incorporated in her diet - Lots of anti-aging foods instead of carbs is what’s keeping her young and fit. Las Vegas,

2012-02-16 14:12:21

The cure for cancer comes down to this: video games.

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'.

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.

2011-12-08 23:34:46

Researchers have revealed how a molecule called telomerase contributes to the control of the integrity of our genetic code, and when it is involved in the deregulation of the code, its important role in the development of cancer.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.