Animal Research Minute – Could mice reveal the secret to a longer life?

Well, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine say mice are helping them better understand how to enhance health and delay aging. By studying mice that were bred to age rapidly, researchers discovered that injecting them with youthful stem cells taken from younger animals made the older mice live two to three times longer. This incredible finding means it might be possible to stall the biological declines of aging by delivering a shot of youthful vigor.

Read more: is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.