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By Robin Holliday

for hundreds of years humans were wondered via the inevitability of human getting older. for many of the second one half the 20th century getting older remained a secret, or an unsolved organic challenge. on the finish of the twentieth century a awesome clinical discovery emerged. It used to be now not a unmarried discovery within the traditional experience, since it was once in response to a chain of significant interconnected insights over rather a protracted time period. those insights made it attainable for the first actual time to appreciate the organic purposes for getting older in animals and guy. it could possibly already be acknowledged, even though, that the numerous observations and insights that designate getting older usually are not approved as tested wisdom for a very long time. the sector remains to be filled with scientists, and non-scientists, who're simply satisfied to move on speculating concerning the 'mystery' of getting older. the purpose of this booklet is to dispel lack of expertise by way of explaining in non-technical language what are the explanations for getting older and the parable of over the top prolongation of life.

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