Jul 6, 2018

A Single Cell Has The Power To Predict An Animal’s Lifespan

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A new study published in the journal Cell Development reported that the size of an animal’s pancreatic cells relates directly to the length of its lifespan, with animals that have larger pancreatic cells living shorter lives and animals with smaller cells living longer.

Researchers studied the pancreases of 24 mammals in order to figure out how the organ grows, and what that means for an animal’s lifespan.

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