Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, say they've been able to turn back the molecular clock by infusing the blood stem cells of old mice with a longevity gene - bringing back the stem cells' ability to regenerate.
The helpfulness of grandmothers is the reason humans don't die in their thirties the way chimpanzees do, new research shows - and may even explain our bigger brains.
It's been known for a while that severely restricting food intake can increase lifespan in some animals dramatically - but few people have been willing to take that step.
Living in space can extend an organism's lifespan - if that organism's a microscopic worm, at least.
Gene therapy has been used to increase the lifespan of mice by up to 24 percent - and improve their health at the same time.
In news that will have dipsomaniacs laughing all the way to the liquor store, scientists have discovered that alcohol can double lifespan.
Ha ha ha. Ha ha ha. Ha ha ha ha ha.I'm gonna light a cigarette, pour myself a beer and feel smug.