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Secret to Keeping Cells Young

These patients are deficient in a gene responsible for copying DNA, repairing any mistakes in that replication process, and for keeping track of telomeres, the fragments of DNA at the ends of chromosomes that are like a genetic clock dictating the cell’s life span. http://goo.gl/SychR4 More From The Brief: time.com/newsletter/the-brief #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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