Can telomere length predict longevity?

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Can telomere length predict longevity?
« on: 27/11/2012 16:18:26 »
DNA, life’s genetic code, can be found tightly packaged inside chromosomes.  And at the end of these chromosomes are specialised bits of DNA called telomeres – which are often associated with ageing.  Now, by studying Australian zebra finches, researchers can examine the relationship between telomeres and longevity...
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