Global Technology – February 2015

Next, let's focus on this month's most important advances in technology.

According to new research reported in the journal PLoS Genetics, a common over-the-counter drug that tackles pain and fever may also hold keys to a longer, healthier life. The researchers found that regular doses of ibuprofen extended the lifespans of multiple species.

They first tested it in a culture of baker's yeast, which has an established aging model, and noticed that the yeast treated with ibuprofen lived longer. Then they tried the same pro.....

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