The Longevity Challenge

IS PLANNING TO AGE 100 ENOUGH? Ronald W. Rogé SEVERAL MONTHS AGO, I was sitting in my dentist’s waiting room and spotted the cover of a National Geographic magazine, which said: THIS BABY WILL LIVE TO BE 120* *It’s not hype. New science could lead to very long lives. That future does not appear far off. Recently, I read a story in The Wall Street Journal about Jiroemon Kimura of Japan, who died at the age of 116 and 54 days. (I guess when you reach that age, the [...]
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