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Quoting a great biologist Peter Medawar : It is by no means difficult to imagine a genetic endowment which can favor young animals only at the expense of their elders; or rather at their own expense when they, themselves, grow old. A gene or combination of genes that promotes this state of affairs will, under certain numerically definable ...


Your body knows it should die. Science discovered the details for us to understand. It is called apoptosis: pre-programmed cell death. The DNA in our cells is encoded to replicate only a certain number of times. Thus organs wear out as the cells are not being faithfully replaced (there are other factors to aging as well). [link] ...

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