Hurricanes and accelerated aging (IMAGE) Arizona State University Caption An old rhesus macaque resting. Macaques that experienced Hurricane Maria exhibited signatures of accelerated aging in their immune systems. Credit Noah Snyder-Mackler Usage Restrictions None License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.