View Single Post
Old 03-16-2012, 11:38 PM   #18
bimmerfan08
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow
Posts: 4,904
My Ride: F
Quote:
Originally Posted by mkodama View Post
At the rate of an additional 15 years per century, I'd say there is no limit. It's just going to keep going up when bacteria and viruses are no longer of concern, when cancer becomes more treatable, when cellular aging and breakdown is slowed, as genetic defects are prevented, etc...
Ive read somewhere that the key to slowing down death is slowing cell growth. As we all know, cells grow and make us grow, but they reach an endpoint and die off. The body can only produce so many cells in its lifetime. If there was only a straight forward way to slow cell growth...
__________________
"You are free to make choices. You are not free to escape the consequences."
bimmerfan08 is offline   Reply With Quote