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Calico proves that naked mole-rats do not age


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Calico scientists studied over 3,000 naked mole-rat lifespan data.

Mortality hazard did not increase with age.

Defiance of Gompertz’s law uniquely identifies NMR as a non-aging mammal.

Females show no menopause. Neurogenesis is prolonged.

For two-thirds of life, NMRs show no significant changes in cardiac function, body composition, or bone quality.

Age-associated chronic diseases such as cancer are also rare.

Proteasome function, mitochondrial mass, gene and protein expression are maintained with age.

Possible hints where they are focusing their research

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