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Articles from MIT Technology Review (September 1, 2019)

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80 - YEAR - OLDS EXO-SKELETONS? As the market for products aimed at older users explodes, some entrepreneurs are turning to a radical idea: actually get the customers involved. Wright, Andy 2742
A topic with great longevity: This publication has been writing about human longevity for at least 90 years. In some ways what's amazing is how little has changed. 373
Don't fear the gray tsunami: Many worry that aging populations will doom the world economy and make life miserable for everyone. Those fears are born of an ageism that isn't rooted in facts. Rotman, David 1868
From the editor. Editorial 619
Honey, I frooz the kids: It's becoming popular for twentysomethings who don't want babies until later in life to freeze their eggs. Just don't count on it succeeding. Rochman, Bonnie 2499
How "oldage" was invented--and why it needs to be reinvented: Products designed for older people reinforce a bogus image of them as passive and feeble. That hurts everyone. Coughlin, Joseph F. Essay 2638
I tried the starvation diet so you wouldn't have to: A diet based on caloric restriction might make you live longer. It'll certainly feel like longer. Piore, Adam 3025
I'll have you know. Anders, Charlie Jane Fictional work 3016
Is an anti-aging drug around the corner? We will soon learn if a rapamycin-like drug can boost the immune response by targeting how the body ages. Hall, Stephen S. Interview 798
Late-stage startup: Retired? Bored? Why not become an entrepreneur? Smiley, Lauren 2815
LOOKING FORWARD, LOOKING BACK: We asked young people to tell us their hopes for the future of technology. And we asked older people with long careers behind them to tell us what might have been. Here's what they said. 1260
Old age is a waste: Medical ethicist Ezekiel Emanuel argues that life after 75 is not worth living. Hall, Stephen S. Interview 1173
The immortality faith: For a core of longevity true believers, the time to intervene is NOW. Regalado, Antonio 2121
THE MOUSE THAT DIED OF YOUNG AGE: SOME SCIENTISTS THINK EDITING THE EPIGENOME, WHICH TURNS OUR GENES ON AND OFF, COULD BE THE ELIXIR OF LIFE. Hayasaki, Erika 2358
The new midlife crisis: What happens when older generations don't need to pass the torch? Roache, Rebecca 1011
US health-care costs are soaring, but don't blame old people. Ryan-Mosley, Tate 203
WHAT IF AGING WERE A DISEASE? If this controversial idea? gains acceptance, it could radically change the way we treat getting old. Adam, David 2986

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