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Telomeres are supposed to shorten with age, so lengthening makes little sense, and the Twins Study didn’t provide enough data to prompt any real conclusions as to why it happened and what the effects were.
SPACEFLIGHT DOES SOME WEIRD THINGS TO ASTRONAUTS’ BODIESNEEL PATELNOVEMBER 25, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
That could help lengthen the lives of children with progeria even further.
THE FDA HAS APPROVED THE FIRST DRUG TO TREAT THE RAPID-AGING DISEASE PROGERIACAROLYN WILKENOVEMBER 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The pandemic shut some supply hubs, slowed supply chains and lengthened delivery times.
WISH FILES TO GO PUBLIC WITH 100M MONTHLY ACTIVES, $1.75B IN 2020 REVENUE THUS FARALEX WILHELMNOVEMBER 20, 2020TECHCRUNCH
It’s ironic in part because today’s technology-driven world has lengthened work hours for most people.
CAN TECHNOLOGY SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE?JOSHUA EFERIGHENOVEMBER 20, 2020OZY
Keep in mind that adding veggies or other things to the fish will lengthen the cooking time.
HOW TO CLEAN, COOK, AND EAT TROUT IN THE BACKCOUNTRYRYAN WICHELNSOCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Health and safety measures are limiting crew sizes, lengthening shooting schedules and increasing costs by around 30% of the usual budget.
‘WE’VE RAMPED BACK UP’: DIGITAL AND BRANDED VIDEO PRODUCTIONS BEGIN TO RETURN TO NORMALTIM PETERSONOCTOBER 1, 2020DIGIDAY
Soot from wildfires later exacerbated and perhaps lengthened the “impact winter” that Earth endured, the team concluded.
AN ASTEROID DIDN’T KILL THE DINOSAURS BY ITSELF. EARTH HELPED.KATE BAGGALEYSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
I would even say that the conversion has not fallen, but lengthened.
MARKETING STRATEGIES DURING COVID-19 TIMESEVELINA BROWNJULY 13, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Old knights were praying Charlemagne's prayer at Roncesvalles—that the day might lengthen while they hunted the Moslem.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The effect of the alteration has been to lengthen the keel, and perhaps to round up the forefoot a little.
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