Monday, February 20, 2012

Alcohol is a Fountain of Youth

UCLA biochemists have discovered a fountain of youth in tiny drops of alcohol, for worms at least.

In a recent study, minuscule amounts of ethanol - the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages - more than doubled the life span of a tiny worm known as Caenorhabditis elegans.

The scientists are dumbfounded.

Continued Out There