Tag: lifespan

Dietary Supplement Greatly Extends Worm Life Span

Dietary Supplement Greatly Extends Worm Life Span

Drug seems to mimic the biological effects of calorie restriction, letting worms live up to 70 percent longer. By Virginia Hughes, for National Geographic PUBLISHED MAY 14, 2014 A light micrograph of Caenorhabditis elegans, a soil-dwelling nematode often used in...

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Cellular Compounds May Extend Lifespan

Cellular Compounds May Extend Lifespan

SCIENCE 05/15/2014 09:40 am ET | Updated May 15, 2014 Every day, our cells manufacture small amounts of a molecule that, in higher doses, might be the key to leading a longer, healthier life. A team of researchers has found that this molecule boosts the lifespan of...

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