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martes, 23 de agosto de 2016

Latino Longevity Mystery Unraveled

Latino Longevity Mystery Unraveled
 - The in-depth study profiled the biology of Hispanics, Tsimane (native of Bolivia), Caucasians, East Asian, African Americans, and African farmers/hunter-gatherers. Biological samples from 6000 individuals were taken. These tissue samples included saliva, blood, brain tissue and lymphoblastoid cells. These were used to determine the "epigenetic age" of the cells. Scientists use a biomarker called the "epigenetic clock" which is the most accurate way to measure aging in human tissue. The