[extropy-chat] Reputation was Education monopolies (3)

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Tue Jan 30 18:03:55 UTC 2007

At 04:58 PM 1/30/2007 +0100, you wrote:
> > As a suggestion, most rodents live about two years.  Naked mole rats live
> > 20 or more.  It would be very interesting to compare the genome of rats,
> > mice and mole rats for clues as to why mole rats live so long.
>I'm quite ignorant in terms of biology, but (as an initial approach)
>would it be necessary to go to the genetic level?

It isn't initial approach time and has not been for decades.

There really isn't much else you can do.  The maximum life span of species 
and individuals ultimately depends on their genes.


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