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The Quest for Human Longevity

Science, Business and Public Policy

by Lewis Solomon

  • 102 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Transaction Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human reproduction, growth & development,
  • Science funding & policy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Science,
  • Development - General,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Political Science / Public Policy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8055779M
    ISBN 100765803003
    ISBN 109780765803009

    The body is the first element to break out of this stage, responding by big appetites of eating and wanting more sleeping. This is not a work of fiction. As lifespans continue to increase in poorer nations, this will become the fate of billions of additional people. It takes on the widespread opposition to systematic social attention to prolonging healthy life, laying bare some of its unsavory underpinnings ageism, sexism, etc. What motivated them?

    How much of the book is about the personalities and how much is about science? This is so interesting haha maybe one day we can actually be Shape Shifters and change ourselves into someone or something else. Much of what I found is exclusive information. People in rich countries often spend a decade or more suffering through illness after illness at the ends of their lives. But I could no longer stand not knowing where the river originated.

    Chemotherapy and radiation. In literal terms, it was much bigger than that. A few minutes later, all of the education, wisdom, and memories that we cherished, and all of our future potential, will be irreversibly erased. Below is a river that runs into Sydney Harbor.


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They teach a lesson starkly at odds with the one he spent his life preaching: the advance of knowledge cannot deliver humans from themselves, and if they use science to direct the course of evolution the result will be to engender monsters. And since aging and age-related diseases are the The Quest for Human Longevity book one reason why we die one million people a week The Quest for Human Longevity book of age-related diseasecuring aging would radically lengthen healthy life spans into the hundreds of years, crazy as that may sound.

She was frail and sick. Having listened as a young man to the lectures of Darwin's fiercest disciple, TH Huxley, Wells was convinced that humankind would drift to extinction unless a conscious minority seized control of evolution.

Every pet. Carpe diem. After the revolution was crushed, the Soviets began arresting tens of thousands of dissidents, and she fled to Australia with her son, my father, reasoning that it was the furthest they could get from Europe.

The world might be sliding into anarchy, but progress continued on the other side. If a species of organisms has too high structural complexity, most of its individuals would die before the reproduction age, and the species could not survive.

If scientists succeed in unlocking the secrets of aging and developing drugs or therapies that will allow us to live decades longer, the consequences for society will include profound social, political, economic, and ethical questions.

Margaret Ann Neve18 May — 4 Aprilyears, days the first validated female supercentenarian on 18 May She never set foot in Europe again, but she brought every bit of Bohemia with her. If all life were extinguished on Earth, possibly as a result of climate change caused by humans, would they look down from the after-world, alone, on the wasteland they had left beneath?

Jeanne Calment —, years, days : the oldest person in history whose age has been verified by modern documentation. And if science can accomplish that, what does it mean? None of us is going to live forever. Themselves, too. One of Frankl's main claims in the book is that a positive attitude was essential to surviving the camps.

I am also a cofounder of a journal, Aging, that provides space to other scientists to publish their research on one of the most challenging and exciting questions of our time, and a cofounder of the Academy for Health and Lifespan Research, a group of the top twenty researchers in aging worldwide.

Wallace insisted he did not reject scientific method. I did not want to write a book that was just a bland science survey filled with a bunch of facts. Bioethicist Ezekiel Emanuelwho is also one of the architects of ObamaCarehas argued that the pursuit of longevity via the compression of morbidity explanation is a "fantasy" and that longevity past age 75 should not be considered an end in itself.

Clearly we do. Extreme precautions were taken to secure its safety. There were lots of kids in the northern suburbs of Sydney who shared my love of adventure and exploration and imagination.

But if this were universally true, then why take antibiotics? Early-stage cancers were detected in 2 percent.

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