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Contact: John Sedivy
john_sedivy@brown.edu
Brown University

Genetics and Time

Caption: This shows Brown University researchers studying the biology of aging have found that over time, mouse cells loosened control over parasitic "retrotransposable elements" in the genome.

Credit: John Sedivy/Brown University

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