aging stories

Whether we call it the fountain of youth, or just a beauty potion, humanity has long been on the hunt for a magic elixir to ward off the effects of aging. Now a research team in China has reportedly come up with what they believe could in fact be a real anti-aging formula.
For us humans, 100 years is a long time. 100 years ago, the Ottoman Empire was still going strong, and we'd only just discovered vitamins. Some trees, however, can live for thousands of years, and one of the oldest single organisms on the entire planet died in a fire in Florida just a week ago.
No, this isn't some viral marketing for True Blood...I think. Some researchers at Stanford have just published a study that claims that when blood from a young mouse was injected into an old mouse that old mouse received a "rejuvenation effect."