Radical Life Extension: Technological Aspects

  • Aubrey de Grey
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in the Future of Humanity and its Successors book series

Abstract

What is aging? No one definition suits all contexts, but for the purposes of this chapter, the term can be defined quite precisely: aging is a progressive, lifelong process of alterations to the structure of the body that eventually compromise its function, culminating in death.

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© Derek F. Maher and Calvin Mercer 2009

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