There are only two things certain in life, death and taxes. While there’s not much you can do about taxes, death seems to be a more manageable affair for pioneering scientists in the field of aging, or senescence.
Ending Aging author Aubrey de Grey is perhaps the most well known scientist in the field of aging, his research and vision has helped bring a largely ignored and underfunded field of biology firmly into the scientific mainstream.
Some of the things one can learn from this book:
- Why we grow old and how we might be able to stop it
- There’s a plausible method to curing cancer for good, but there’s a catch
- Why politics and morality might be the biggest roadblock to aging treatments