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Ninety. Years.   That’s the new estimated life expectancy in some countries. New research published in The Lancet estimates by 2030 we’ll see life expectancies in this range in many countries around the world. The age expectancy has increased from 72.9 at my birth in 1976 to nearly 90 years old today, four decades later. That’s roughly an additional year for every 5 months I’ve been alive. Good job science! Imagine, if each human on earth gained just 1 more day in increased lifespan, the aggregate increase would be 20 million additional years of life enjoyed. The contribution to the human experience would be incalculable, and that’s merely 1 extra day per human. Imagine the impact of an extra week, a month, or a year. We can attribute much of this achievement to the amazing work from our life scientists.   I myself am no scientist. I’m merely a guy that builds com... (more)