by Jonathan Weiner
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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.
July 14, 2010 You don't need a background in science to enjoy these research-fueled reads. From the mysteries of the male brain to the logistics of having a clone to the problem of mortality, these books straightforwardly tackle present and future scientific puzzles.
June 28, 2010 Human life expectancy increases at a rate of about two years per decade — or roughly five hours a day. Some scientists think it's possible to live for 500 or even 1,000 years. But if we could live that long, would we want to? In his book, Long For This World, Jonathan Weiner explores the possibilities.
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