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World Science: Drug tied to longer, healthy lives in mice

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       * Already-approved drug tied to longer, 
      healthy lives in mice
      :
      The first drug to successfully extend the lifespan
      of normal lab mice also does so in a way that
      prolongs their healthy existence, a study
      suggests.

      http://www.world-science.net/exclusives/130524_rapamycin


      * Overeating may be learned in infancy:
      Some simple parenting practices may substantially
      reduce a child's risk of obesity, researchers say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/130523_obesity


      * Hurricanes are part of forecast -- for Saturn 
      moon
      :
      Titan might be in for wild weather and some of its
      first known waves.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/130522_titan


      * Allosaurus ate more like a falcon, T. rex more 
      like a croc, study finds
      :
      Seemingly similar dinosaurs may have had quite
      different feeding styles.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/130522_Allosaurus.htm


      * Mammoths may have died after impact from 
      space
      :
      Tiny balls of carbon hint at a disaster that melted
      rock and affected at least four continents,
      scientists say.

      http://www.world-science.net/othernews/130520_mammoth



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