senescence

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the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age

the property characteristic of old age

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The research conducted by scientists at the Centre for Integrated Systems Biology of Ageing and Nutrition (CISBAN) at Newcastle University.
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By giving researchers a much broader understanding of the biology of ageing, the lab is helping the Newcastle team to deliver the innovation needed to support healthy ageing.
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Now scientists at the Cologne-based Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, have discovered that germ cell removal flips a "molecular switch" that extends the life span by using components of a "developmental clock".