Aging Research In The Genomics Age

The latest Longevity Meme article is a collection of excerpts from Gina Smith's "The Genomics Age", including discussions with biogerontologists Aubrey de Grey and Richard Miller. "When we finally are able to add significantly to our lifespans, we will look back and ask the moral question, why did we not do it sooner?" I'm always pleased to see more authors working to present a positive view of healthy life extension to the public: "We now know all the processes that make up aging well enough to target aging. And when you want to manipulate a complicated system, you only have to understand it a limited amount. You don't have to understand all of it. If we manage to triple the life expectancy of a fifty-year-old, we are pretty much there."

Link: http://www.longevitymeme.org/articles/viewarticle.cfm?page=1&article_id=22

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