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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 1 December 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 48, p. nf107
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.48.nf107]

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Paying the Price

Long-lived worms can't compete

R. John Davenport

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/48/nf107

Abstract: Like the "gift with purchase" at the makeup counter, long life isn't free. Worms with a life-extending mutation can't hold their own against normal worms, research now reveals. Some previous findings suggested that the animals endured without paying a penalty, but the new work challenges that notion.

Citation: R. J. Davenport, Paying the Price. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (48), nf107 (2004).

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