CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 14, 1998
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(New York: Anthony Mason) The unlocking of the secrets of immortality by scientists at the Geron Corporation and University of Texas who discovered the cells that control the aging process featured; animation shown of "telomeres" in chromosomes which can be altered to avoid decay. [University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Jerry SHAY, Whitehead Institute Dr. Robert WEINBERG - talk about the research and the implications.]
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