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Maybe one day we will be able to take a pill that keeps us young and healthy much longer. I believe in my heart that this will happen.
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Sugar is the new tobacco.

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In the early '90s, we discovered mutations that could double the normal life span of worms.

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If the aging process is controlled in a similar way in worms and humans, then we can use what we learn about worms to speed our study of higher organisms.

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It was like stepping on to an escalator; I could do anything. I was just made for science.

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Generally, older people in their fifties, sixties, and seventies are running most countries and are CEOs of corporations. Which isn't to say there aren't entrepreneurs, but if the young were better in every respect, there'd be no reason for the old. Our life span reflects our particular life strategy.

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I loved the idea that biology was logical.

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It's possible that we could change a human gene and double our life span. I don't know if that's true, but we can't rule that out.

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The idea that ageing was subject to control was completely unexpected.

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You would think that UV just causes mutations, but it doesn't; you need a gene to be active for it.

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Humans live a lot longer than dogs, and we don't suffer any penalty that I can see. We're superior in almost every way - they can smell better. But really, they can't drive cars, they can't do half the things we can. I don't understand why you can't live longer and be really fit.

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Ageing is very exciting. But if I didn't work on ageing, I'd want to work on the brain. There are really cool techniques you can use now. And bioinformatics. The methods you can use for comparing large data sets - that's so powerful.

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