Do Hungry Monkeys Live Longer?

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For 70 years, it's been known that the lives of yeast, flies and laboratory rats can be extended by dramatically cutting the number of calories in their diets. Now, after two decades of research, scientists in Wisconsin have done the same with rhesus monkeys, animals which are much more like human beings. We hear more from Carolyn Johnson of the Boston Globe.

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Guest:
Carolyn Y. Johnson - Washington Post - @Carolynyjohnson

Host:
Warren Olney