Cynthia Kenyon:
Cynthia Kenyon: Experimentos que sugerem vidas mais longas

TEDGlobal 2011 · 16:23 · Filmed Jul 2011
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O que controla o envelhecimento? A bioquímica Cynthia Kenyon encontrou uma mutação genética simples que pode dobrar o tempo de vida de um verme simples, o C. elegans. As lições desta e outras descobertas indicam como podemos um dia estender significativamente a vida humana jovem.

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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