Slashdot contributor: "So it looks like we might soon have near immortal, fearless mice."


Here are the relevant stories:

The Guardian: Geneticists claim ageing breakthrough but immortality will have to wait

  • Organisms live six times longer in laboratory tests
  • Cells genetically ‘tricked’ into slow-ageing mode

New Scientist: Gene turn-off makes meek mice fearless

Via, of course, Slashdot.