APLS On Healthy Life Extension

Ronald Bailey reports on the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences conference at Reason Online. APLS is a political think-tank that tries to bring an understanding of biology and human evolution to political considerations. The article illustrates that while there are grounds for optimism on the research side, there are still a good many people in political circles who want to restrict development of effective age-retarding medicine. Nebulous fear of change is not an acceptable reason for blocking healthy life extension research, and thereby ensuring the deaths of tens of millions of people every year.

Link: http://www.reason.com/rb/rb090303.shtml


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