CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – It’s tough to find anyone who doesn’t have at least a few complaints about getting older.
“Getting out of bed, it sounds like a rock band, ‘crack, snap, crackle,” explained Sean McGoff of Quincy while he was walking his dog this week on Castle Island.
The man who just might have the answer Sean’s complaints is Professor David Sinclair of Harvard Medical School. He and his team have discovered a molecule that has proven to reverse aging in mice.
“They drink it and we see that within a week they start to run farther,” he explained. “And then we look at their organs and those are rejuvenated as well.”
It’s all about DNA. Young people in their 20’s and 30’s have no problem briskly running, climbing, and jumping. But as we age, those activities get much more difficult. According to Sinclair it’s because the DNA in those younger people has not yet …