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Immortality Dies as Bacteria Show Their Age

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Science  04 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5710, pp. 656
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5710.656a

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A new study reported in the February PloS Biology suggests that bacteria get old, a finding that may give scientists a new tool to understand aging.