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New Tricks From Old dogs Join the Fight Against Ageing

Ageing hand

Ageing hand

"Some people also question whether trying to treat ageing makes sense from a humanitarian standpoint. Brian Patrick Green, an ethicist at Santa Clara University in California, says that although there’s nothing intrinsically wrong with extending human life, it does carry some risks. He worries, for instance, that people in rich countries will benefit while those in developing nations continue to die young. People living longer could also consume more resources, leading to social and environmental catastrophes, he says."

Excerpted from an article in Nature.

Dec 21, 2017