The Man Who Would Stop Time

August 2011
Popular Science;Aug2011, Vol. 279 Issue 2, p50
The article looks a Bill Andrews, a molecular biologist who is seeking a way to prevent aging on the molecular level. His research centers on telomeres, the sequences of DNA bases which assist with cell division and are shortened each time a cell replicates, and his company, Sierra Sciences, aims to develop drugs which will slow the aging process and extend the human lifespan. Biologists continue to debate the relationship between cellular aging and the aging of an entire organism.


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