Scientists Discover DNA Body Clock

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Scientists discover DNA body clock | Science | theguardian.com.

This was an incredibly interesting article about our bodies. Did you know that “while many healthy tissues age at the same rate as the body as a whole, some of them age much faster or slower. The age of diseased organs varied hugely, with some many tens of years “older” than healthy tissue in the same person, according to the clock.”

The article discussed some of the scientists’ findings- for example, the brain tumors of children were biologically aged over 80 years.

“Researchers say that unravelling the mechanisms behind the clock will help them understand the ageing process and hopefully lead to drugs and other interventions that slow it down.”

For more, read this fascinating article.

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