Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 18 September 2002
Vol. 2002, Issue 37, p. nf10
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2002.37.nf10]


The Shrimps Shall Inherit the Earth

Smaller youths live longer

Ingfei Chen;2002/37/nf10

Abstract: A new report confirms that peewees outlast titans--among rodents, at least. Whereas most studies assess size at one time point or life stage, the new one tracks the rodents' weight month by month from birth to death. As a result, the work offers the first hint that body weight at an early age correlates with an animal's life expectancy.

Citation: I. Chen, The Shrimps Shall Inherit the Earth. Science's SAGE KE (18 September 2002),;2002/37/nf10

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