Eternal youth: a dream of the all-powerful revived by plant stem cells?
Women still haven’t run out of paradoxes, notably as to fulfilling their dream of eternal beauty. If they areincreasingly mobilizing to respect, protect, even repair the planet, it is out of the question for women to let naturedominate. They dream, on the contrary, of defying it, in the same way as time and aging, going as far as digginginto the genetic heritage of each plant like divine creators. Cosmetics laboratories are multiplying research onplant stem cells capable of regenerating organs. Will natural and corporeal self-regeneration soon be associatedwith permanent self-reinvention?Eternal potions based on plant stem cells are mushrooming this autumn: the stem cell extract from the Swiss redgrape by La Prairie, the stem cell from the extremely rare Swiss apple by Uttwiler Spatlauber at Marionnaud…Green Techs, a promise of reconciliation between ecological aspirations and scientific performance?