(Via Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Scientists from Harvard and the University of New South Wales claim to have discovered a way to reverse the effects of ageing in mice.

The team, led by Professor David Sinclair, Professor of Genetics at both the University of New South Wales and Harvard University, discovered the genes that control how the body fights ageing and how to influence it. The effects in mice were promising enough that small scale human trials have already begun.

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Making Age Reversal Real (University of South Wales’ press release)



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