Of all the "holy grails" in science research, a way to achieve eternal life has got to be at the top. In 2017, scientists got a step closer to this end goal. By tweaking production of a certain protein, they slowed the aging process in fruit flies and gave them 20 percent more time on this earth. The hope is that this discovery could eventually lead to anti-aging therapies for humans, too.
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Written by Ashley Hamer September 16, 2017
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