Fruit fly stem cells offer glimpse of ‘perpetual life’ – Futurity

Researchers have discovered that sperm-producing fruit fly stem cells use a genetic trick to stay perpetually young across generations.Certain sections of the fruit fly genome get shorter with age, but, remarkably, some reproductive cells can repair the shrinkage, the researchers report in eLife.

Source: Fruit fly stem cells offer glimpse of ‘perpetual life’ – Futurity

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