Re: AGING: perhaps we are over the hump

From: Samantha Atkins (
Date: Sat Feb 16 2002 - 16:41:41 MST

Robert J. Bradbury wrote:

> The list has previously discussed the possibility that we
> may get to the point where medical technology may be extending
> the average lifespan at a rate of greater than one year per year.
> This is in contrast to the ~0.25 year/year of the last century
> in developed countries.
> The exowomb article had a pointer at the end to this article:
> Discovery of 'Methuselah gene' unlocks secret of long life

Article seems unimaginative. Drugs, hell. Wouldn't the "zinc
finger" stuff for turning on/off genes work with this?

- samantha

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