Scientists have known for more than 70 years that the one surefire way to extend the lives of animals was to cut calories by an average of 30 to 40 percent. The question was: Why?
Have any of you played Parasite Eve? Apparently it was a novel first?!
If you read both articles you may find a link, and think about this interaction from an evolutionary standpoint... Its a fun mind game, that takes place in the proverbial primordial soup where resources might become dominated by a powerful cell type, that soon acquires parasites, and eventually leads to be symbiosis where the exponential reproduction Must be kept in check... No? Will the mitochondria come and get us? Will we get control it and live for ever? lets see how Squaresoft plays it out first??? :p