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The Future of Human LongevityGavrilov L.A.a, b · Krut'ko V.N.b, c · Gavrilova N.S.a, b
aNORC at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA; bRussian Academy of Sciences Federal Research Center “Computer Science and Control,” and cSechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia
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Recent scientific publications suggest that human longevity records stopped increasing. Our finding that the mortality of centenarians has not decreased noticeably in recent decades (despite a significant mortality decline in younger age groups) is consistent with this suggestion. However, there is no convincing evidence that we have reached the limit of human life span. The future of human longevity is not fixed and will depend on human efforts to extend life span.
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