Have you even heard about the controversial Russian scientist, Anatoli Brouchkov who has injected himself with bacteria that is 3.5 million years old? Well, the fact that he stated that this is the elusive key to “eternal life” is even more astounding.

It is interesting to mention that these cells were found in the Siberian permafrost. As this scientist claims, the cells have made him feel much stronger and healthier than he ever has before. He also explains that he has high resistance to environmental factors and astonishing levels of vitality. Moreover, Brouchkov claims that tests which were undertaken on animals shoved quite interesting results: the cells showed marked increase in physical activity and a fortified immune system.


Professor Anatoli Broushkov is head of the Geocryology Department at Moscow State University. As Russian Media announced, Broushkov has not succumbed to illness in period of two years, since he first started with this experiments on himself.

This 3.5 million-year-old bacterium is labelled as “Bacillus F” and it is considered to be one of the key components and is able to improve longevity in humans. Scientists from Russia first unlocked the DNA and after that tested it on both, mice and human cells. It is interesting that Broushkov decided to become human guinea pig and tested it out on himself. When it comes to the results of the tests, he claims: “A strong and healthy body that is resisting time better than it did before”.

Now, the question is: What is the secret of this bacterium? Bacillus F has managed to survive in a incredible period of millions of years in the arctic tundra of Siberia, which is place known as one of the places with the most extreme conditions for life on Earth.

Due to the fact that global warming spreads all across the world, including Siberia, the permafrost has started melting, and according to Broushjov, that cause for infiltration of the bacteria into the natural environment, by getting into the water supply of local populations.

He is convinced that there would be no danger in experimenting on himself. As this scientist claims, Yakut people have been imbibing the bacteria naturally for certain period of time and it seems that this race has greater longevity, despite the harsh conditions for living.

For The Siberian Times he stated: “I started to work longer, I’ve never had the flu for the last two years”.

When it comes to scientific discoveries, often it is not easy to determine how something works. Such case is the Bacillus, as F. Broushkov claims. Still, he will continue to conduct the experiments under specific scientific conditions with intention to discover the impact and to identify potential side-effects.

In an interview F. Broushkov explained: “If we can find how the bacteria stays alive we probably would be able to find a tool to extend our lives”.

Scientists explain that this Jurassic bacterium it is possible to be an integral factor in fertility as well as longevity in humans. Namely, the older female mice that were injected with Bacillus F were able to reproduce, even though they were no longer able to. In addition to this, Bacillus F can heal plants.

Dr. Viktor Chernyavsky is an epidemiologist from Yakutsk, who said: “The bacteria gives out biologically active substances throughout its life, which activates the immune status of experimental animals”.