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Forever young: the history and promise of young blood therapeutics

Kelly Chen Birmingham, Alabama, United States   Bestefaderens Erindringer (Grandfather’s Memories). Painted by Adolph Tidemand. 1865. Public Domain.  Two mice waddle in unison. They eat together, drink together, and nest together. Their closeness is no act of nature—for on closer inspection a delicate line of sutures is seen connecting them from forelimb to hindlimb. They […]

The Fountain of Youth

But O that I were young again And held her in my arms. —Yeats Since time immemorial, people in most countries of the world have looked for remedies to repair the ravages of time and make them young again. This has given rise to many tales about miraculous springs of water they could drink or […]