What does curcumin have to do with transgenic fruit flies?

Last week I received a Google Alert that led me to this Science Daily article: http://goo.gl/G1M4b Excerpt: Five groups of diseased flies with different genetic manipulations were administered curcumin. They lived up to 75 % longer and maintained their mobility longer than the sick flies that did not receive the substance. The “disease” in question was an […]