Virtually no one dies of old age, per se, but they died unnecessarily of preventable illnesses.
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The idea sounds crazy at first -- preposterous, even. But increasingly, more and more scientists are viewing death as less of an inevitability, as something that science can and will tackle.
Humans have always been fascinated with the idea of cheating death, and now, new scientific breakthroughs may be making immortality more than just sci...
The prospect of living longer is, of course, intriguing. But, there are so many moral, ethical and social issues that beg to be considered.
Want to live to be a thousand years old? It's not far-fetched at all if you ask theoretician and geneticist Aubrey de Grey.
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The elderly have lost the vigor and mental agility they had as young adults and while it's nice that they have more experience and wisdom, they don't have the strength to do much with it.
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