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Cynthia Kenyon:
Cynthia Kenyon: Experimente, welche auf längeres Leben hinweisen

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Cynthia Kenyon: Cynthia Kenyon: Experimente, welche auf längeres Leben hinweisen
16:23 · Filmed July 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011 · Subtitles available in 27 languages

Was bestimmt das Altern? Biochemikerin Cynthia Kenyon hat eine einfache, genetische Mutation entdeckt, welche die Lebenserwartung eines simplen Wurms – C. elegans – verdoppeln kann. Die Lehren aus dieser und anderen Entdeckungen deuten darauf, wie wir eines Tages massgeblich jugendliches menschliches Leben verlängern können.

Biochemist, geneticist
When it comes to aging well, having “good genes” (or rather, mutant ones) is key, says Cynthia Kenyon. She unlocked the genetic secret of longevity in roundworms — and now she’s working to do the same for humans. Full bio
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