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Scientists claim to have discovered a method to predict life expectancy

A team of scientists from China was able to predict the life expectancy of a particular animal species using a method that one day may be applied in humans. According to the study, the secret of one's lifespan lies in the study of mitochondrial activity, the "power plants" of the cell. According to geneticists at the National Institute of Biological Sciences in Beijing, China, by studying the increased activity in the mitochondria - the...