100th Birthdays May Become the Norm in Some Nations

According to TODAYonline (Singapore), reaching 100 years old may become the norm in some nations:

Within the next 10 years, state-of-the-art, anti-ageing technologies could — if they come into widespread use — radically start altering global demographics, extending people’s lifespans by 20 years, according to Shripad Tuljapurkar, a Stanford University biologist.

They go on to talk about it may widen the gap between nations, but I just want to look at it from the point of view of genealogy – I’m not sure how it would change things, but I know it would make them very interesting. Could you imagine if this had been case within the past 60 years, and how much it would have changed your genealogy research?

Something to ponder.

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