Re: poly: Longevity: another take

From: Anders Sandberg <>
Date: Fri May 08 1998 - 08:20:41 PDT

"Richard Schroeppel" <> writes:

> Longevity may be a mathematical, genetical trend, scientists say

Isn't it fun/frightening how many journalists completely mangle what
is really said by scientists?

But overall, good news.

> Being a mathematician, I find the notion that longevity has a
> mathematical cause particularly charming. :-)

Ever noted how long-lived many of the great mathematicians were? All
except Abel and Galois, which is clear evidence that number theory is
dangerous. :-)

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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Received on Fri May 8 15:24:48 1998

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