PhysOrg Posted August 28, 2018 Share Posted August 28, 2018 Traffic noise may be associated with an increased rate of telomere loss in Zebra finches that have left the nest, according to a study published in Frontiers in Zoology. Telomeres are caps on the ends of chromosomes that protect genes from damage. Shortening of telomeres indicates accelerated biological aging. View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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