Science: Rejuvenation

In Berlin, last week, Professor Eugen Steinach, medical Ponce de Leon, announced his possible discovery of a glandular fountain of youth. Injecting pituitary serum into docile, doddering rats, he noticed that they grew hair, an appetite, and sprightliness.

Rejuvenator Steinach had previously sought his elixir in the germinal glands, which he now claims have a secretive alliance with the pituitary gland. That small, oval, reddish-gray body, appended to the brain, is made up of two separately active lobes. The rear one exudes a valuable drug, which has been ingeniously injected to speed heartbeat, to increase blood pressure, or to make muscles contract....

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