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Ageless : the new science of getting older without getting old / Andrew Steele.

Steele, Andrew, (author.).

Available copies

  • 4 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

3 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 612.67 STE (Text) 33187004797912 Nonfiction Checked out 05/10/2021
Garrett PL - Garrett ON ORDER (Text) GPL9780385544924 Stacks On order -
Huntingburg PL - Huntingburg 612.67 STE (Text) 39970001048619 NF Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville 612.67 STEELE (Text) 33946003680035 New Books . 2nd Floor On holds shelf -
Jay Co PL - Portland 612.67 S814 (Text) 76383000482956 Adult New Shelf, NF Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 612.67 STEELE (Text) 34330513509779 Adult - New Non-Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 612.67 STE (Text) 37323005535573 NEW-BKS Checked out 05/01/2021
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 612.67 Steele (Text) 31208913231991 new non-fiction Checked out 05/12/2021
Scott County PL - Scottsburg 612.67 STE (Text) 35830802066356 Non-Fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 612.67 STE (Text) 31951004563596 2nd Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 05/04/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385544924
  • ISBN: 0385544928
  • Physical Description: 334 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- An age-old problem. The age of aging ; On the origin of aging ; The birth of biogerontology ; Why we age -- Treating aging. Out with the old ; In with the new ; Running repairs ; Reprogramming aging -- Living longer. The quest for a cure ; How to live long enough to live even longer ; From science to medicine.
Summary, etc.:
"A startling chronicle by a brilliant young scientist takes us onto the frontiers of the science of aging, and reveals how close we are to an astonishing extension of our life spans and a vastly improved quality of life in our later years. Aging--not cancer, not heart disease--is the true underlying cause of most human death and suffering. We accept as inevitable that as we advance in years our bodies and minds begin to deteriorate and that we are ever more likely to be felled by dementia or disease. But we never really ask--is aging necessary? Biologists, on the other hand, have been investigating that question for years. After all, there are tortoises and salamanders whose risk of dying is the same no matter how old they are. With the help of science, could humans find a way to become old without getting frail, a phenomenon known as "biological immortality"? In Ageless, Andrew Steele, a computational biologist and science writer, takes us on a journey through the laboratories where scientists are studying every bodily system that declines with age--DNA, mitochondria, stem cells, our immune systems--and developing therapies to reverse the trend. With bell-clear writing and intellectual passion, Steele shines a spotlight on a little-known revolution already underway"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Aging > Prevention.
Longevity.

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