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How Long Will We Live in 2069?

Naked mole rats, the Church of Perpetual Life, and the quest to discover what the future holds for the human lifespan

Illustration: Zoe Van Dijk

TThere was a time when San Diego’s Town and Country resort was considered a posh destination. These days, it’s best known for its marquee along Interstate 8, which features one-liners like “There’s no way that everyone…




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Journalist; Director of MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing; Author of The Panic Virus, Feeding the Monster & Hard News. Site:

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