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Musings on Epigenetics

June 7, 2012

The traditional evolutionary view of aging is that evolution cares to keep animals healthy through breeding and then through early offspring-raising age, but after that does not care as much about health.  Since lifespans and healthspans have increased by some 30 years over two centuries in the West,  people now live to more than double [...]

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Evolution and the Prospects for Much Longer Lifespans –Video Blog

March 2, 2011

A previous video blog entry has the message that we are already evolving to live longer.  But, does evolution set a limit on our lifespans, pre-ordain when we will die so to speak? Please see these videos for views of a few key longevity scientists.  And then I will weigh in with my own opinions.

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