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TEDxBrussels - David Duncan - When I'm 164

From a pill for longevity to a personal reserve of stem cells, David Duncan explores the pros and cons of the potential treatments that could let us live to ...
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Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 3, 2014 8:50 AM

This is an interesting TedX presentation where David Duncan explores what it would be like to live until the ripe age of 164 and follows history to science on this subject. He talks about bionic bodies , stem cells, and his research called "Experimental Man." It makes you say,"Wow-look at what could be possible." 

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