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A compound found within pomegranates, when transformed by bacteria in the gut, has been shown to rejuvenate cellular function and reverse the effects of ageing on muscles, at least in worms and rodents. On their own, pomegranates may not confer these life-extending qualities -- but the discovery could lead to powerful anti-ageing medicines.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

A compound found within pomegranates, when transformed by bacteria in the gut, has been shown to rejuvenate cellular function and reverse the effects of ageing on muscles, at least in worms and rodents. On their own, pomegranates may not confer these life-extending qualities -- but the discovery could lead to powerful anti-ageing medicines.