Re: Werner's syndrome may have nothing to do with normal aging

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 21:54:06 MDT

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:

> With regard to the Bible, it was suggested to me by a Russian scientist
> at one point, that the biblical longevities could be due to a translation
> error. If ages were kept in "months" rather than "years", then the
> numbers work out about right....

Sounds about right except for the fairly linear decay in lifespans
from the beginning to Moses, who was said to have lived 120 years.
There were only a few early lucky ones that made it into the 900s.

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