The biologist Trofim Lysenko, blamed for millions of deaths, is experiencing a revival in Russia.
This particular type of gene therapy gave mice younger bodies and 30% longer lifespans.
Researchers at UCLA have found Grim Reaper DNA in 5% of the population. But there is a bright side – lifestyle choices go a long way in overriding a shorter genetic life expectancy.
This discovery could lead to a whole new class of drugs for psychiatric disorders.