Cure for Death
dashley at TENET.EDU
Thu Dec 21 00:56:41 EST 1995
Geron Corp. in Menlo Park, Ca., founded by Mike West and Miller Quarles, is
scientifically approaching the 'cure'. They are pioneers in telomerase
manipulation. They started with $50k a few years ago, now sustaining a
$60 million research team. Japan now involved financially.
They stand to experience windfall profits in the $billions with
significant breakthroughs. Stock going public in '96.
On Wed, 20 Dec 1995, Brian wrote:
> Is there any serious science reviews about the potential for immortality. I
> don't mean crackpot stuff or third grade journal articles. I saw the one in
> LIFE magazine a few years ago, but that was just sort of a random description
> of science projects that may be applied toward that goal. I mean physicists
> talk theoretically about concepts and potentialities that may seem ridiculous
> to contemplate now, but this has shown itself to be a great way to gain some
> inspiration and imagination. Why can't biologists do this? They seem so afraid
> to talk about it seriously.
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