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Crystal ball: the year they abolished old age

Older and Wiser: Comedians Eric Morecambe (above) and Ernie Wise were beloved to a generation.

Is this an ethical minefield? Scientists claim that they are close to finding a cure for ageing. But critics worry that it would increase the inequalities in the world.

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