October 20, 2012

SO EDMUND MORRIS GOT THAT ONE RIGHT?:

Young Blood Reverses the Signs of Aging (ADAM CLARK ESTES, OCT 17, 2012, Atlantic)

The world has long been fascinated with the idea that the blood of young people could have rejuvenating qualities, like a glorious fountain of youth, only horrifying. Turns out the world is sort of right. 

A new study by researchers at Stanford University shows that injections of young blood can reverse the signs of aging in mice. The experiment is as simple as it sounds. Give an old mouse a syringe full of blood from a young mouse, and run some tests. Leader of the research team Saul Villeda and his team found that the boost of youth improved learning and memory in the older mice.

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