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+ - New Scientist story - isotope bochemistry

Submitted by si3n4
si3n4 (540106) writes "Bonds for the heavier isotopes of a chemical are often stronger than for the more abundant form . New Scientist has a story on belief that isotopic substitutions in biologic compounds might toughen them against free radicals (or later in story radiation) providing life extension . http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20026841.800-would-eating-heavy-atoms-lengthen-our-lives.html"

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