Facts of Life

When he turned plain water into fine wine at the Cana wedding, Jesus might have had more in mind than just spicing up a reception. Researchers believe they have found the key to a long, lean and healthy life in a single protein — and it's activated by a compound found in red wine, resveratrol. This was linked by earlier research with extended lifespan.

Source: news-medical.net, May 24 Register illustration by Tim Rauch.