Worms Living Healthily For Six Times As Long

As reported in Yahoo! News, researchers in California have found ways to extend the healthy lifespans of worms by up to six times; a very impressive feat. Worms are considerably less complex than mice (the next step in research) or humans (the ultimate goal of any healthy life extension therapy), but it is very reassuring to see science pushing through supposed limits on natural healthy lifespans. Part of the resistance to healthy life extension is the ingrained idea that it can't be done at all, so it is good to see impressive demonstrations in the lab.

Link: http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=570&ncid=753&e=6&u=/nm/20031023/sc_nm/science_longevity_dc


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