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The regenerative abilities of the flatworm Macrostomum lignano serve as a model for how humans might regenerate tissues.

Worms may hold the secret to longer life

... researchers have a secret weapon in the battle with the ageing process – the humble worm. Flatworms have the ... creatures as a rich source of potential clues about the ageing process and how we too might regenerate tissues. In a ... in the tidal sands of the Adriatic Sea, to investigate ageing mechanisms. Previous research observed that the ...

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Brain activity staves off dementia

... to get meaningful results. The Irish longitudinal study on ageing has been following over 8000 people over the age of ... Robertson is interested in how society’s stereotypes of ageing can impact people’s experience of ageing and how this can lead to, or prevent dementia. ...