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Feb 24, 2020

The ultra-rich are investing in companies trying to reverse aging. Is it going to work?

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

If you can’t defeat death, what if you could postpone it, or at least postpone the diseases commonly associated with getting old?

Many people, especially the ultra-wealthy in Silicon Valley, are investing money into companies trying to answer exactly those questions.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and billionaire PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel have both invested in South San Francisco-based Unity Biotechnology, a company whose mission is to “extend human healthspan, the period in one’s life unburdened by the disease of aging.”

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  • Dr. Know on February 25, 2020 1:01 am

    When you copy an article w/o attribution the least you can do is deeper due diligence then the author. Adam Isaak is already sorry he didn’t and is now writing a corrected one.

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