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Stories by S. Jay Olshansky

No Truth to the Fountain of Youth

Fifty-one scientists who study aging have issued a warning to the public: no anti-aging remedy on the market today has been proved effective. Here's why they are speaking up

December 29, 2008 — S. Jay Olshansky, Leonard Hayflick and Bruce A. Carnes

No Truth to the Fountain of Youth

Fifty-one scientists who study aging have issued a warning to the public: no antiaging remedy on the market today has been proved effective. Here's why they are speaking up

June 1, 2004 — Bruce A. Carnes, Leonard Hayflick and S. Jay Olshansky

If Humans Were Built to Last

PERSON DESIGNED FOR A HEALTHY OLD AGE might possess the features highlighted here, along with countless other external and internal adjustments.

March 1, 2001 — Bruce A. Carnes, Robert N. Butler and S. Jay Olshansky

The Aging of the Human Species

Our species has modified the evolutionary forces that have always limited life expectancy. Policymakers must consequently prepare to meet the needs of a population that will soon be much older

April 1, 1993 — S. Jay Olshansky, Bruce A. Carnes and Christine K. Cassel