Sean King

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Approaching Escape Velocity? Advances such as nanotechnology - the emerging ability to manipulate extremely small structures - could ultimately make it possible to regenerate every cell in the body, he says. "At that point, we can throw out every idea we have about longevity and even mortality itself.''

The effects of human life-extension will be far-reaching, Zey says, potentially spawning second or third careers in people's extra decades and a society of lifelong students using the gift of more time to continually reinvent themselves with new education.

Sounds promising.

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