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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 13 April 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 15, p. pe10
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.15.pe10]


Time and Aging--Mechanisms and Meanings

Evi Wollscheid-Lengeling

The author is at the German Research Centre for Biotechnology, Mascheroder Weg 1, D-38124 Braunschweig, Germany. E-mail: Evi.Lengeling{at}

Key Words: time • ethics • genetics of longevity • caloric restriction • hormesis • circadian rhythm

Abstract: A recent European Molecular Biology Laboratory Conference on Science and Society entitled "Time & Aging--Mechanisms & Meanings" fascinated scientists from different research areas as well as nonscientists. Topics discussed included not only the biological aging process but also the psychological effects of aging and social influences that affect this process.

Citation: E. Wollscheid-Lengeling, Time and Aging--Mechanisms and Meanings. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (15), pe10 (2005).

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