Monday, May 10, 2010
Science is Cool: Ageless Girl May Hold Key to Ageing
A word to scientists working on the problem of ageing: hurry up! I'm not getting any younger!
Image from source, Times Online
Girl frozen in time may hold key to ageing
Scientists are hoping to gain new insights into the mysteries of ageing by sequencing the genome of a 17-year-old girl who has the body and behaviour of a tiny toddler.
Brooke Greenberg is old enough to drive a car and next year will be old enough to vote — but at 16lb in weight and just 30in tall, she is still the size of a one-year-old. . .
Read more at: Times Online
Thanks to Stupid Monkey Planet for the link.