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Aging in the Third Millennium

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Science  05 Feb 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5403, pp. 796-797
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5403.796

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The 20th century produced an aging revolution. In the next century, the effects of this revolution will reach every aspect of our society. A brief look at the enormous changes in this century will provide a preview of equally profound changes ahead.