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What animals can tell us about hemorrhage, organ transplants and aging

...thermic or have suffered massive blood loss. No fountain of youth -- yet Human life expectancy has been greatly enhanced by advances in disease prevention and treatment. But what do we know about how and why we age, and can we slow the aging process? In the symposium, "Comparative biology of aging in ...

U-M researcher examines the cell's housekeeping habits

... Autophagy may even provide a clue to the mythical fountain of youth. Autophagy activity is known to decrease with aging, and experiments in which autophagy was blocked in the C. elegans nematode worm resulted in dramatically shorter life spans for the 1 millimeter creatures. Conversely, more autophagy may pr...

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(Date:11/4/2014)... CITY, Nov. 5, 2014 – University of Utah engineers ... to help jet fuel produce electricity without needing to ... used to power portable electronics, off-grid power and sensors. ... today in the American Chemical Society journal ACS ... through a chemical reaction between a fuel and an ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... (November 4, 2014) — Think about the way our ... do neighboring cells know that they are supposed to ... do these tissues find the correct place and alignment? ... these crucial questions. , In a new study, UM ... communicate with their surrounding neighbors, at the head-trunk region. ...
(Date:11/4/2014)... A majority of Madagascar,s 101 species of lemurs are ... for the rainforests they call home. A new study ... can have on rainforest tree populations, which raises concerns ... the region,s rich biodiversity. , A large proportion of ... Lemurs in turn disperse the seeds of their ...
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