In a stunning announcement, Eric Schmidt, head of Alphabet, Inc., the holding company that owns Google, said today in a press conference at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California, that at midnight on New Year's Eve of this year, the iconic Google search engine will become property of a new nonprofit organization called Unlimited Years of Search, or UYS.
Scientists from ETH Zurich in Switzerland and Jena University Hospital in Germany analyzed 40,000 genes in three different organism - roundworms, zebrafish and mice. The scientists looked for RNA molecules that - along with DNA - direct protein synthesis. Certain genes help move aging forward, and the idea is that by blocking some of these genes, their effect is stunted, and their lifespan extended.
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Google works very differently from other companies that have been dubbed "gatekeepers" and that are regulated accordingly. We are not a ferry, a railroad, a telecommunications network, or an electricity grid with only one line serving you and no competitors allowed. No one is stuck using Google. People have choices, and they exercise them all the time. We know that if we cease to be useful, our users will leave. The barriers to entry are negligible, because competition is just one click away.