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The Ageless Generation: How Advances in Biomedicine Will Transform the Global Economy
Over the past 20 years, the biomedical research community has been delivering hundreds of breakthroughs expected to extend human lifespan beyond thresholds imaginable today. However, much of this research has not yet been adopted into clinical practice, nor has it been widely publicized. Biomedicine will transform our society forever by allowing people to live longer and ...more
Kindle Edition, 258 pages
Published July 2nd 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan
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