Real 'benjamin Button'? Stem Cells Reverse Aging

Benjamin Button

Scientists may one day slow down aging with a simple injection of youthful stem cells, a new study on mice shows.

Senh: That's getting scary. By the time this becomes useful, we'll hopefully have colonized the moon and Mars for the increasing population.

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