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Director’s Comment

September 1, 2010

Comment on the NY Times
During the filming of “To Age or Not To Age”, a number of the scientists mentioned, in one way or another, that aging research has historically been seen as crackpot, from the ancient myths to Ponce de Leon.
I had also looked skeptically at the pursuit of radical life extension or extreme [...]

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Featured in Scientific American Magazine

February 17, 2010

Katie Moisse, a reporter for Scientific American Magazine, attended the premiere of  TO AGE OR NOT TO AGE at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre on February 11th.  In her article, Anti-aging talk: Getting old or just getting started?, published on February 13th, 2010, she notes,
 The very definition of aging was one of the documentary’s more intriguing topics. Do we [...]

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Director’s Notes, from Robert Kane Pappas

January 30, 2010

On Halloween (October 31st) 2006, I read the front page story in the New York Times Science section, regarding calorie restriction (CR) and its effects on the health and lifespan of monkeys. Two days later there was a second article beginning on the front page of the Main section, which amplified the first story.
Scientists at [...]

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