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Key Takeaways Suppressing the TOR (target of rapamycin) enzyme in insects, worms, and other invertebrates leads to an increase in their lifespanIt was unclear if this lifespan-extending effect would be observed after suppressing the mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) enzyme in mammaliansThe current study reported that male mice fed with rapamycin had a 9% improvement in their expected 90% mortality age (the age at which 90% of mice would be dead from natural causes) while…