Coffee; telomeres friend

Coffee; telomeres friend

Legend says that coffee was discovered by a ethiopian shepard in the 9th century after his goats behaved “funny” after eating coffee beans. Nowadays, 2.25 billions of coffee cups are drunk daily. It is the second most drunk drink in the world, behind tea and before beer. Around 85% of adult population drinks coffee. However,…

Telomeres on space

Telomeres on space

In order to understand what is the effect of long exposure on space, NASA decided to do the following experiment; Study the pass on time on two identical organisms, sending one to space and keeping one on earth. The model organism for this experiment were two twin brothers; Scott and Mark Kelly. Due to the…