July 26, 2010

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Interview

The quest for a youth pill, why scientists think they have one, and why you can’t get it

AWARD-WINNING JOURNALIST David Stipp has been writing about science and medicine since 1982, first at the Wall Street Journal and then Fortune magazine. In his new book, The Youth Pill: Scietitists at the Brink of an Anti-Aging Revolution, he explains that slowing down aging is no longer a fantasy.
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Society

What's really going on under all that hair

Pop music phenom Justin Bieber on Oprah, Kobe Bryant and his own fame. Jonathon Gatehouse reports from backstage in Denver.
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Society

What really happened when the gloves came off for good

In his final years, Bob Probert put his off-ice struggles behind him and died a family man
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International

‘We are living in hell’

Six months after the massive earthquake, little has changed and the government is MIA. Can a 10-year, $ 10-billion rebuilding plan turn this country around?
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A very funny mass monkey escape

Plus, a biography of a moral banker, the mysterious death of a great golfer, life after the Playboy mansion, the man who discovered T. rex and an Archie tribute
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National

Middle-aged anarchists

From Ottawa’s accused bank bomber to the G20 Black Bloc organizers, Canada’s radicals aren’t at all what you would expect
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Letters

Thanks for your recent issue on the royal visit, especially the constitutional pros and cons presented in the article “Who will wear the crown in Canada?” (Society, July 5). A prime-ministerially appointed governor general without the monarch’s input would be viewed by many as totally undemocratic, and an elected head of state could be competition for an elected prime minister.
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Business

An artful scheme

One firm’s pitch to help people use a tax shelter by buying and then donating old photos is raising eyebrows in the art world and words of caution from experts
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The cult of Doris

Living to 100 is only the latest feat in the life of the singular painter Doris McCarthy, who once cut off her finger for her art
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This week

Newsmakers

Elvis gets married in—where else?— Vegas, Toews-mania hits Winnipeg, and Oscar the very naughty kitty
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