Longevity By A Nose (or Odorant Receptor)

Sun, 04 Feb 2007 01:00 PM EST

... The heady odor of yeast paste partially counteracts the life-lengthening effects of nutrient restriction on fruit flies - leading Baylor College of Medicine researchers to believe that the fly's perception that there is still food around may trigger a different metabolic state than one that exists when nutrients are limited.In a report that appears online in the journal Science Express, Dr. [click link for full article] ...