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  • One might think that the scientific man of the twentieth century would have learned to deal with this uniform fear as successfully as he has been able to add years to his life-span, or to replace human organs, or to produce children through artificial insemination.

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  • "I can't make a definitive statement on life-span extensions today—we don't know what the result of our safety review will be," Ms. Merkel said after meeting with governors from the five states that are home to nuclear reactors.

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  • In Germany, Ms. Merkel last week had announced a three-month moratorium to an earlier decision by her government to extend the life-span of nuclear plants by, on average, 12 years.

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  • (That may or may not still exist, given the short life-span of these heartfelt, time/dollar-wrenching, often thankless endeavors).

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  • Mrs. Merkel last week ordered a review of safety standards and a three-month moratorium on an earlier decision by her government to extend the life-span of the country's 17 nuclear plants.

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  • I sincerely doubt there is any credible evidence that shows a low-fat diet increases life-span.

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  • More money also would flow into an energy and climate fund, set up in January and to be financed with payments from energy utilities in exchange for the nuclear life-span extension.

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  • Read more The Source: Nuclear Energy Exit Generates Hot Air But operators of nuclear plants in Germany stopped their payments into the fund due to the government's decision to suspend the life-span extension.

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  • Putting the lure of financial independence aside for a moment, with the average life-span increasing for both men and women, we still have to wonder what this kind of promised "freedom" would ultimately mean for such young retirees.

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  • Topping can greatly decrease the life-span of the tree, not to mention it looks bad.

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