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The Safe, Boring, and Extremely Cheap Drug That Could Cure Aging

Forget Silicon Valley biotech wonderdrugs. Leading gerontologists are making a historic bet on metformin.

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Lissa Harris

Lissa Harris

Writer. Alt-weekly alum. Recovering local-news startup founder. MIT Science Writing ’08. Rural Catskillian, swordfighter, sci-fi enthusiast, queer royalty.

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