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The Long and the Short of It: The Science of Life Span and Aging

Jonathan Silvertown
Format
Book
Published
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226757896 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226757897 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780226072104 (e-book)
Contents
  • Death and immortality: destination 1
  • An hourglass on the run: life span
  • After many a summer: aging
  • The eternal thing: heredity
  • Green age: plants
  • The visionary solution: natural selection
  • Semele's sacrifice: suicide
  • Live fast, die young: pace
  • Forever young?: mechanisms.
Description
pages ; cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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