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World’s first bilateral hand transplant on child

World’s first bilateral hand transplant on child

27/08/2014

Surgeons recently completed the world's first bilateral hand transplant on a child. Earlier this month, the surgical team successfully transplanted donor hands and forearms onto 8-year-old Zion Harvey ... Surgeons recently completed the world's first bilateral hand transplant on a child. Earlier … Read More

Simple flip of genetic switch determines aging or longevity in animals

Simple flip of genetic switch determines aging or longevity in animals

26/08/2014

When does aging really begin? Two Northwestern University scientists now have a molecular clue. In a study of the transparent roundworm C. elegans, they found that adult cells abruptly begin their downhill slide when an animal reaches reproductive maturity. ... A genetic switch starts the … Read More