Supercentenarian Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper appeared on CNN in 2009, before donating her body to science and yielding insights into her remarkable longevity.
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By Kate Yandell
Mice engineered to have just one copy of the gene Myc live longer, healthier lives than wild-type animals.
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An analysis of 31 tissues finds that random mutations acquired during stem cell divisions correlate with lifetime cancer risk—more so than heritable mutations and environmental factors combined.
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An enzyme that cleaves tau protein in acidic cellular conditions may trigger early events in Alzheimer’s disease.
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