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"Pill that will help you live to 100"

The following article appeared in the Daily Express, a United Kingdom newspaper. The pill would mimic the effects of a gene that codes for longevity, thus (hopefully) extending life-spans and having one interesting side effect: decreasing the chances of dementia (including Alzheimer’s).

A provocative and interesting essay question might be the following: Should scientists try to extend human life-spans?

Enjoy: http://www.express.co.uk/posts/view/155899


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