“Scientists at two of the world’s leading research institutions, Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley, achieved what Berkeley is calling a “major advance,” if not a breakthrough, in the search for a way to stem the ravages of time.
They were able to make old mice seem young again, or at least pick up where nature left off and regenerate the production of blood cells.
They did it by injecting a longevity gene that reversed the decline that had been brought on by aging. That’s no fountain of youth, but it could be a really big thing.”* Cenk Uygur, Ben Mankiewicz, Ana Kasparian and Jimmy Dore break it down on The Young Turks.
*Read more here from Lee Dye / ABC News: Fountain of Youth: Progress in Slowing Aging, at Least in Mice