Drinking From The Fountain of Youth

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http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/05/140504133155.htm

Summary:
A first of its kind atomic-level look at the enzyme telomerase has been revealed by researchers. The work may unlock the secrets of aging. Telomeres and the enzyme telomerase have been in the medical news a lot recently due to their connection with aging and cancer. Telomeres are found at the ends of our chromosomes and are stretches of DNA which protect our genetic data, make it possible for cells to divide, and hold some secrets as to how we age — and also how we get cancer.
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