Since the late 1990s fullerenes have been shown to extend the lifespan of mice by anywhere from 5 to 14% even when the treatment was started halfway through their lives.
But it wasn’t until 2012 that the full impact of their potential struck home. Scientists from the University of Paris used them to almost double the lifespan of rats — a staggering and nearly unbelievable achievement.
The good news is that fullerenes can be purchased online. But what are they, and is it worthwhile taking them? Let’s find out. . .
In 1985, scientists at Rice University in Houston discovered previously unknown […]