Re: Review of longevity theories in Washington Post
Wed, 10 Jun 1998 23:32:06 EDT

In a message dated 6/10/98 12:38:32 PM, Kathryn Aegis wrote:

>At the end, it is suggested (by the Washington Post Horizon)
>that humans already gain cellular immortality via the transmission of
>genetic material into offspring, but I doubt that suffices for most of

Pfff. I can't believe they said that. Perhaps they think we should
imitate poor Henrietta Lacks, who died (young) 45 years ago of a nasty
invasive liver tumor. Her cells (HeLa) are now all over the planet
and will probably keep replicating for centuries. How wonderful for her.