What is the name for the plastic tip on the end of shoelaces?
This turned out to be 'flugelbinder' which he claimed was the bit on the end of his shoelace. Has anyone else come across this word? flugelbinder? tom cruise reference in the film called "cocktail". i think that it's a better word than "aglet" though
Researchers successfully map fountain of youth
The ends of all chromosomes are protected by so-called telomeres. The telomeres serve to protect the chromosomes in much the same way as the plastic sheath on the end of a shoelace. But each time a cell divides, the telomeres become a little bit shorter ...
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The soul of Quebec City
The "branché" places for nightlife in Quebec City are Grande Allée, with its terrace restaurants and discotheques, and Cartier, where Mick Jagger once dined at a restaurant called ... plastic shoe store. Looking for medieval garb? A sword and nice lace ...
'Fountain of youth' telomerase: Scientists successfully map enzyme that has rejuvenating effect on cells
The telomeres serve to protect the chromosomes in much the same way as the plastic sheath on the end of a shoelace. But each time a cell ... One of the cities in what could be called Telomerase Land determines whether you develop breast cancer or ovarian ...