Another reason to eat your fruits and vegetables: Recent research shows that small doses of the toxins naturally found in plants can boost our immune systems, protect against brain disease and help us live longer. We look at the toxins in plants and other anti-aging insights.
From the herbal engergy drinks of ancient Olympians to today’s performance enhancing drugs, humans have searched for ways to make their bodies better. A professor of bioethics talks about the pitfalls and benefits to individuals and society when people pursue physical excellence.
- Max Mehlman professor of law and bioethics at Case Western Reserve University and the author of "Wondergenes"; "The Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in Biotechnology"; and "Access to the Genome."
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