Tag: aging

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Zombifying Bacteria that Stops Plants from Ageing

Scientists at the John Innes Centre in Norwich have discovered how parasites can manipulate plants into slowing down their ageing process. It is hoped understanding this process may help to prevent the loss of crops threatened by disease.   Parasites attaching to plants can often lead to them failing to grow and reproduce. This means they…

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Funding a longer-living society

It would seem that British people are becoming ever more like new fangled appliances. They’re being used day in day out for a specific task until they’re of no use anymore, or a new model comes along, or heaven forbid they break altogether. It certainly feels that way when reading the latest article that claims…

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