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Aging

The gradual changes in the structure and function of humans and animals that occur with the passage of time, that do not result from disease or other gross accidents, and that eventually lead to the increased probability of death as the person or animal grows older. It does not apply to microorganisms.


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Re: What is the difference between biological age and physiologi

... subjective because it's based on how someone looks or functions. Research in nematode worms could lead to the development of human bio-markers for aging, allowing us to track how we're withstanding the tests of time.

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by rashedibragimov
Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:44 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What is the difference between biological age and physiologi
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Is plant biology a good field to get into?

... water quality Anything environment related If I had to work in biomedicine the issues I find interesting are: Cancer biology Molecular biology of aging How nutrition affects epigenetic markers Neurodegenerative diseases Genetic diseases/genomic medicine Gene therapy gene counseling My major is ...

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by Delong
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:29 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Is plant biology a good field to get into?
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Is ecology not a good direction for me?

... water quality Anything environment related If I had to work in biomedicine the issues I find interesting are: Cancer biology Molecular biology of aging How nutrition affects epigenetic markers Neurodegenerative diseases Genetic diseases/genomic medicine Gene therapy gene counseling My major is ...

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by Delong
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:13 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Is ecology not a good direction for me?
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Which field is best idea?

... water quality Anything environment related If I had to work in biomedicine the issues I find interesting are: Cancer biology Molecular biology of aging How nutrition affects epigenetic markers Neurodegenerative diseases Genetic diseases/genomic medicine Gene therapy gene counseling My major is ...

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by Delong
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:12 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Which field is best idea?
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Views: 879

Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

Although this thread is very old, this is an interesting question to me that I want to dissect piece by piece. You may just be comparing your aging to men from different regional backgrounds. Many men of european descent do not develop much hair until well into their 20s or even 30s. There are ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
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