Scientists Identify First Genetic Variant Linked To Biological Aging In Humans, University of Leicester, King's College London, and University of Groningen Study  
2/8/2010 7:39:31 AM

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Wellcome Trust -- Scientists have identified the first definitive genetic variants associated with biological ageing in humans. Their study suggests that that some people may be genetically programmed to age at a faster rate, or may age faster when exposed to environmental factors such as smoking, obesity or lack of exercise.