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Killer clones

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Science  10 Nov 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6364, pp. 714-715
DOI: 10.1126/science.358.6364.714

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  • As we get older, groups of mutant cells can become overabundant in our blood.

    ILLUSTRATION: V. ALTOUNIAN/SCIENCE
  • A multiplying effect

    Most people walking around with clonal hematopoiesis are just fine. But this imbalance of blood cells can damage our health in several ways.

    GRAPHIC: V. ALTOUNIAN/SCIENCE