Your Mother’s Genes May Determine How Fast You Age

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Aug. 23 2013 8:15 AM

Your Mother’s Genes May Determine How Fast You Age

Scientists know aging occurs as cells are damaged throughout life, but new research published in Nature shows that breakdowns in the mitochondrial DNA of lab mice appears to play an important part in the process apart from environmental stresses.

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