2022
DOI: 10.1038/s43587-022-00291-z
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Why Gilgamesh failed: the mechanistic basis of the limits to human lifespan

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“…We note that one of the key factors has been the decrease in infant mortality. That is why our population's life expectancy may stagnate for many scientists, among other reasons (seeDong et al, 2016;Milholland & Vijg, 2022). Therefore, we here show the reasons SENS has for its optimism.…”
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“…We note that one of the key factors has been the decrease in infant mortality. That is why our population's life expectancy may stagnate for many scientists, among other reasons (seeDong et al, 2016;Milholland & Vijg, 2022). Therefore, we here show the reasons SENS has for its optimism.…”
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“…Our point of view is also justified by the idea, increasingly accepted in the scientific community, that there is a limit to maximum human lifespan. For a recent study, seeMilholland & Vijg, 2022. 10 Hauskeller (2014) also shares this opinion that goes to the core of the SENS agenda: "the aim is not the preservation of life as such, but rather the preservation or restoration of youthful life".…”
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