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TED Tuesday: New Research Hints at Ways to Double Lifespans

Cynthia Kenyon, biochemist and director of the Hillblom Center for the Biology of Aging at UCSF, explains how genetic experiments in worms, fruit flies, and mice may lead to advancements in science that will allow people to live twice as long.

In addition to living nearly twice as long, animals with specific genetic mutations are also more resistant to diseases associated with aging, such as cancer.

I'm just wondering where I can sign up for the human studies...

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