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May 7th, 2003

Do We Want Science to Re-design Human Aging?

Critical technologies are poised to have large impacts on the quality and length of human life. Optimists look forward to applications of genomics, bioinformatics and nanotechnology to eliminate diseases and disabilities associated with old age, leading to unimagined health and vitality. But a growing chorus of doubters, proud to identify themselves as neo-Luddites, warns that trying to fool Mother Nature endangers our species integrity and our planet.

Editor's Note: the original SAGE link is no longer avialable (for reasons I cannot fathom). Here are a couple others: link

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