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The Science of Aging

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Why do we age, from a biological perspective?

Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz).

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Further Reading —

Senesence:
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v479/n7372/full/nature10600.html

Aging Factors:
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0027510711002223

Telomeres:
http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v12/n10/full/nm1006-1133.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6286143

Telomeres and Cancer:
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867400816839

Flatworms:
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2012/02/22/1118885109.full.pdf+html