Tag Archives: Holds

Finding the Batman: This bat genetic trait holds secret to longevity

Bats are the longest-living mammals relative to body size, and a species called the greater mouse-eared bat lives especially long. Researchers now have unlocked some of this bat’s longevity secrets, with hints for fighting the effects of aging in people. Scientists said on Wednesday that unlike in people and most other animals, in this bat species the structures called telomeres ... Read More »

Gold Holds Near 13-Month High Ahead of US Jobs Data

Manila: Gold edged lower on Friday, but was not far off a 13-month peak reached in the prior session when a weaker dollar and technical buying gave bullion its best day in two weeks. Investors are eyeing crucial U.S. nonfarm payrolls data due later in the day, where a strong reading for February could stall further gains in the precious ... Read More »