The Fountain of Youth Seems to Be at Hand

Since the dawn of civilization, man has dreamed of living longer, healthier lives. The average human life span has increased from around 30 years just 500 years ago to nearly 70 years today; in advanced countries, it is rapidly approaching 80. However, the maximum age for individuals has not increased; it’s remained stuck at about 120 years. Even now, our market-driven healthcare system appears to be blasting through that barrier. What is this new breakthrough? What are the implications? We’ll fill you in.

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