The search for eternal youth is age old. In a recent Nature paper, Boon et al. (2013) describe DNA damage mechanisms and cardiac senescence provoked by miR-34a and its target, PNUTS. Interrupting this pathway may prevent age- and stress-induced cardiac degeneration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)629-630
Number of pages2
JournalCell metabolism
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 7 2013


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