The Fountain of Youth Is in Florida and It's Radioactive

The history of the fountain of youth starts somewhere before Ponce de Leon and has ended up somehow to a water fountain in Florida. National Geographic tells a fascinating tale of how though one water fountain in Florida is radioactive, it may actually be extending the life of its drinkers. » 7/25/13 1:00am 7/25/13 1:00am

NASA Has Bottled the Fountain of Youth (Updated)

Looking to protect astronauts in space from the harmful effects of the sun's radiation, NASA formulated a beverage—known simply as "space drink" or AS10—blending together a rich cocktail of vitamins and antioxidants, exotic fruits and other plant derivatives, including Brazil's cupuacu fruit, acai, prickly pear,… » 5/30/12 9:40pm 5/30/12 9:40pm

Don't Cry for the Naked Mole Rat It Lives Forever and Doesn't Get Cancer

This creature can live 30 years. Are you terrified? Me too. But the naked mole rat might help us find the fountain of youth and a cancer cure, so I'm trying to reign in my desire for them all to perish. » 11/03/11 5:00pm 11/03/11 5:00pm

There Is Hope for Your Craggy Face and Limp Muscles

Some lucky old mice at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota have been given the gift of youth. Researchers reversed their age-related wrinkles, muscle wasting and cataracts, and it could lead to a fountain of youth for humans, too. » 11/02/11 8:00pm 11/02/11 8:00pm