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A Torque on the TORCs

New Study Teases Out mTOR's Roles in Aging and Metabolism

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Monday, April 2, 2012
Rapamycin is a decades-old drug, but it is still learning – or rather, still teaching scientists – new tricks. This week, researchers reported new insights into how the drug affects aging and metabolism – and most saliently, that its effects on the two can be separated.

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