Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 7 January 2004
Worms live longer after losing neurons for smell and taste
Abstract: Unlike guys, nematodes gain from being insensitive: Mutations that deaden their senses also prolong their survival. New work identifies the neurons that underlie this life-extending effect, supporting the idea that worms alter their life span based on perceptions of their surroundings.
Citation: M. Leslie, Tasting Longevity. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (1), nf4 (2004).
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