Worried about the ageing process? Well, wrinkles and grey hair could soon be a thing of the past. A team from Salk Institute in La Jolla, California has undertaken gene therapy on mice and found that after six weeks of treatment, the animals looked younger, had straighter spines and better cardiovascular health, healed quicker when injured, and lived 30 per cent longer.
However, it’s not quite time to throw away the hair dye and anti-wrinkle cream just yet, with the scientists predicting practical application in humans could be a decade away.
Read more at Theguardian.com