Longevity researchers are excited about work in Dresden on a mouse gene known as INDY that, when switched off, keeps the animals slim and increases their lifespan. It raises questions about the connection between metabolism and aging in humans, too.
The naked mole-rat is an amazing animal and has long been something of a puzzle. The desert rodent feels no pain and ages incredibly slowly. Could humans not take a leaf out of their book?
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version