Beyond the Horizon

Newsweek mentions healthy life extension and the future of nanomedicine in this question and answer session: "In the 20th century, in the developed nations, our life span increased from about 50 years to about 80 years. In just 100 years, our species (which has been on earth for more than a million years) increased its life span by 60 percent. Right now changes in our lifestyle have more power to extend our life span than any medicines yet invented: sitting around waiting for a magical life-extending elixir isn't healthy." But this truth will change - if we all help to ensure that science develops healthy life extension medicine. If you are mindful enough to save for retirement, why not also help to ensure that future medicine can extend your healthy life span. The distance to the horizon depends on where you stand, after all.

Link: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/10313008/site/newsweek/

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