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Rapamycin: The “fountain of youth” from Easter Island?

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Moais at Rano Raraku volcano. Photo by Rivi, 2006, on Wikimedia. CC BY-SA 3.0. “We know more about the movement of the celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” – Leonardo DaVinci   In November 1964, the Canadian naval vessel HMCS Cape Scott left Halifax, Nova Scotia, to make a […]