"Merchants of Immortality" Discussed

An article at the New York Times discusses the book "Merchants of Immortality." A catchy title for a book about recent and near future medical advances that will enable us to live longer, healthier lives. This is placed in the context of "political idiocy" (as the review puts it) surrounding this medical research. Regular readers will be quite aware of all of this; bad, anti-research legislation is a common topic of discussion here.

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/13/books/review/13GAWANDT.html?ex=1058673600&en=e01b97d333416beb&ei=5062&partner=GOOGLE

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