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Cynthia Kenyon:
Cynthia Kenyon : des expériences qui nous promettent des vies plus longues

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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Qu'est-ce qui contrôle le vieillissement ? La biochimiste Cynthia Kenyon a découvert une simple mutation génétique qui permet de doubler la durée de vie d'un petit ver, le C. Elegans. Les leçons de cette découverte, et d'autres, nous indiquent comment nous pourrions un jour allonger de manière significative la durée de vie humaine.

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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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