Genetic Research stops aging...

Jim Cummins cummins at
Tue Oct 22 02:29:02 EST 1996

In article <wpenrose.200.004A3E9F at>,
wpenrose at (William R. Penrose) wrote:

> K. Eric Drexler, the nanotechnology man, claims in Engines of Creation that 
> one of the possible outcomes of the new science is endless, healthy
life, with 
> death caused only by accidents and violence.  

Check the latest Nature. New statistical techniques for assessing
probabilities estimate that the *maximum* potential lifespan of humans is
between 100 and 135 years.


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