[NewCandle] Eat your isotopes, Jr.
avalonbiker at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 29 19:13:57 EST 2007
YUM! More Isotopes please!
Urrrrr. Hm. I'll opt for lots of fresh fruit,
oatmeal, and blueberry juice.
Man oh man, rolled up foil is kicking loose-leaf's
butt in the H2 bubble production race!
--- Keith Nagel <NewCandleAdmin at ipdiscover.com> wrote:
> Experiments with worms suggest humans might one day
> be able to eat themselves to a longer and healthier
> The new approach differs from previous studies which
> extended life in non-human animals by keeping food
> consumption to a bare
> minimum, a technique called caloric restriction.
> Researchers led by Mikhail Shchepinov, formerly of
> Oxford University, fed nematode worms,
> Caenorhabditis elegans, bits of steak and
> chicken reinforced with variations of certain atoms,
> called isotopes, of elements like hydrogen,
> carbon, nitrogen and oxygen.
> Isotopes have the same number of protons as their
> natural counterparts but different numbers of
> neutrons. Carbon, for example,
> usually has 6 protons and 6 neutrons. An isotope of
> carbon, called C13, has 6 protons and 7 neutrons.
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