Yellow dye 1 could be the key to immortality

While red food dye may still be a problem in young humans, for roundworms a commonly used lab dye remarkably increases their longevity. Basic Yellow 1, aka Thioflavin T is used in laboratories around the world. Apparently, for the commonly experimented on worm C. elegens, it provides a substantial lifespan boost.… » 4/02/11 8:30am 4/02/11 8:30am