immortality as an engineering problem

fortune fortune at teleport.com
Fri Jul 31 20:30:02 EST 1998

Jeff Dee wrote in message <35B23217.ECC at illusionmachines.com>...

>So, does the mere presence of telomerase trigger
>cell division?

NO. This is a different process.

> My understanding was that certain
>cells in the human body contain telomerase
>naturally, without going cancerous.

Yes. This is true.

>> If extending the life of somatic cells can translate into extended life
>> the entire organism....

I'll let you know in 200 years.

fortune at teleport.com

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