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Aging: Questions and Prospects

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Science  17 Oct 1997:
Vol. 278, Issue 5337, pp. 399-400
DOI: 10.1126/science.278.5337.399

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Why We Age. What Science Is Discovering About the Body's Journey Through Life. STEVEN N. AUSTAD. Wiley, New York, 1997. xii, 244 pp., illus. $24.95, C$34.95, or £19.99. ISBN 0-471-14803-2.

Between Zeus and the Salmon. The Biodemography of Longevity. KENNETH W. WACHTER and CALEB E. FINCH, Eds. National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 1997. viii, 312 pp., illus. $44 or £35.95. ISBN 0-309-05787-6. To be published 3 November.