In Germany, where resistance to nuclear power is strong and vocal, the disaster immediately reopened the acrimonious debate about extending the lives of ageing reactors.
We think this kind of variability must have something to do with premature ageing.
Are there things that we're seeing, especially a new error that we're repeating, are we seeing ageing affects, what is it that we can learn from all these reports?
The ageing process for some groups of people with disabilities begins earlier than usual.
Other important bits of biology - notably development, ageing and sex - are similarly turning out to be much more involved than we ever imagined.
If the loss of MDR proteins does contribute to ageing, then cells that can't make these proteins should have shorter lifespans.
With “Blue Nights ”, her first book since the earlier memoir, Ms Didion conveys the loneliness of living on without her child or husband, and the indignities of ageing.
The test gives an indication of ageing within population groups, but does not accurately measure the life expectancy of an individual, because of natural differences in telomere length.
Now, in a second study on ageing, there is the first evidence that "caloric restriction" has the same effect in primates.
He prefers to look at an international sample rather than data on single countries, because that enables more robust identification of the impact of ageing.