File photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer
Researchers led by Ronald A. DePinho (above), a Harvard Medical School professor of genetics, say their work shows for the first time a dramatic reversal of many aspects of age-related degeneration in mice, a milestone in aging science achieved by engineering mice with a controllable telomerase gene. The projection of chromosomes seen here shows telomeres (highlighted in red) on their ends.
Tuck Everlasting already perfected this, duh?
(this is the entire article from the harvard gazette , I don't know why I read it)