Unravelling the secrets of a long life

A new study in Evolution Letters has investigated the genetic basis of long life in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. We quizzed the leader of the research, Professor Thomas Flatt, on his group's findings and what they mean for our understanding of ageing. EL: Your study set out to identify the mechanisms by which longer … Continue reading Unravelling the secrets of a long life

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