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Ph.D.s Aplenty 

Wednesday, Aug 1 2007
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Aging — it's no picnic. Fortunately there's stuff like Talk Soup, alcopop, and Phil Spector to make you forget what's going on with the ol' face. But morning always comes, as does the trip to the bathroom mirror, which is always ready to point out that growing old is the single biggest risk factor to staying young. But science is on the case: Some lab worms, for instance, are now lording their new, freakishly long lifespans over regular worms. Will you be, too? Find out by extending an ear toward all the smart things being said at Ask a Scientist's latest informal talk, "The Reality of Age Research," with speaker Gordon Lithgow, associate professor at the Buck Institute.

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