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Long for this world : the strange science of immortality / Jonathan Weiner.

Weiner, Jonathan (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780060765361
  • ISBN: 0062000217
  • Physical Description: x, 310 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Ecco, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-297) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The phoenix. Immortal longings ; The problem of mortality ; Life and death of a cell ; Into the nest of the phoenix -- The hydra. The evolution of aging ; The garbage catastrophe ; The seven deadly things ; The Methuselah wars ; The weakest link -- The good life. Long for this work ; The trouble with immortality ; The everlasting yes and no.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on interviews with leading researchers to explore the possibility of human immortality and whether or not it could be attainable in the near future, and explains the science behind the most cutting-edge research in the field.
Subject: Longevity.

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