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March 10th, 2004

Start tucking away cash now - you might just live to be 120

One of the world's biggest companies forecasts that medical advances will extend the average human lifespan to 120 during the next 20 years. Yoshio Matsumi, the general manager of innovative technology for Japan's Itochu group, told an Apec science conference in Christchurch yesterday that the earth was on the brink of "a new industrial revolution" based on computers, biotechnology and nanotechnology.

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