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Drosophila Aging

Caption: The fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster has a life expectancy of approx. 8 weeks and belongs to the model organisms studied by scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in their quest to understand aging in living beings.

Credit: MPI f. Biology of Ageing/ W. Weiss

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