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In the past two decades, science has made enormous progress in identifying the causes of aging and disease. For the first time in history, the intriguing prospect of human beings living for centuries without disease seems possible. In this article, UT-Austin medicinal chemistry professor Kevin Dalby takes a closer look.

Humans are fascinated with the idea of overcoming death. While it may be the subject of science fiction books and movies, there is evidence to suggest that, in some ways, we may eventually be able to extend life significantly. …

Kevin Dalby

Dr. Kevin Dalby is a professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, currently working on cancer drug discovery.

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