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Metabolism is the Key

Fascinating article in the New York Times about the role that metabolism plays over the course of a lifetime.

“The study “addresses a really significant gap in our understanding of basic human physiology,” says Richard Bribiescas, a professor of anthropology at Yale University. “It’s really important not only for basic science but because metabolism — how we utilize energy in our body — is absolutely central to any understanding of disease or well-being.”

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