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A Handful of Genes Control Aging: Can We Control Them?

Not so long ago, researchers thought we aged the same way our cars do—after years of wear and tear, the engine is bound to break down. But today scientists think the process may not be inevitable. Over the last 20 years, they have found a handful of genes that control the way we age—and they hope to manipulate them to slow the process down. … Back to Article

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