Fourth Industrial Revolution

Could science one day cure us of old age?

An elderly retired man sits on a bench in the gardens at the Champs de Mars in Paris, August 26, 2013.  France's government, which has been meeting with labour union heads about retirement issues, neared a deal with trade unions on Monday to overhaul the pension system via a slight lengthening of working lives, union chiefs said, as Europe's number two economy sought to bring a spiralling deficit under control.  REUTERS/Charles Platiau   (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) - PM1E98Q1C6K01

Now, aging itself is being referred to by scientists as an illness. Image: REUTERS/Charles Platiau

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