Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 20 July 2005
Vol. 2005, Issue 29, p. nf58
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2005.29.nf58]

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Bombshell

Radioactive dating reveals cellular ages

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2005/29/nf58

Abstract: Like vain Hollywood stars, our cells have kept their true ages secret. But a new technique similar to the method for dating Egyptian mummies can determine cells' birth dates. Researchers have now used the technique to demonstrate that certain brain cells don't replenish themselves.

Citation: M. Leslie, Bombshell. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (29), nf58 (2005).

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