Gene Therapy Extends Mouse Lifespan

33054641 story Posted by Soulskill on Tuesday May 15, @08:17PM from the boosterspice-before-i-get-old-please dept. Grond writes “ScienceDaily reports, ‘Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre have demonstrated that the mouse lifespan can be extended by the application in adult life of a single treatment acting directly on the animal’s genes. Mice treated at the age of one lived longer by 24% on average (PDF), and those treated at the age of two, by 13%



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