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Letter to BS: The idea of technologically enhancing our bodies is not new

The science of extending life has been a subject of fascination down the centuries including the biblical Methuselah

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This refers to “Understanding the process of ageing” by Devangshu Datta (September 27). The standards in modern medicine are allowing us to live longer than ever before. The interest is not in extending life by days or weeks, but by decades and even centuries. Mortality will then be optional. 

The science of extending life has been a subject of fascination down the centuries including the biblical Methuselah. Old billionaires being cryogenically frozen is not a fantasy any longer with many options available now to freeze our bodies with the hope that some time in future, science will revive them. Some cynics
Topics : ageing

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First Published: Sep 29 2019 | 11:31 PM IST

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