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Submission + - Revved-Up Protein Fights Aging (sciencemag.org)

sciencehabit writes: Mice genetically engineered to produce high levels of a protein that helps cells segregate their chromosomes are less prone to cancer, according to a new study. The animals also developed fatal cancers much later than normal mice, and they lived 15% longer than controls. What's more, the rodents looked veritably Olympian on a treadmill, running about twice as far—200 meters rather than 100 meters—as control animals
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Revved-Up Protein Fights Aging

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