Why do we age and how can we stop it?

The aging process begins as early as young adulthood. What causes this process and what factors speed it up? Can regeneration research on the axolotl contribute to slowing down the aging process – or stop it altogether? Where does our longing for “eternal youth” come from? These are the questions researchers from various disciplines at TU Dresden are working on.

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