Survey results released Aug. 6, 2013, by the Pew Research Center indicate that most Americans would not choose to dramatically increase their life spans even if scientific breakthroughs made that possible. A slim majority, in fact, said radical life extension would be bad for society. Pew also released two companion reports, “To Count Our Days: The Scientific and Ethical Dimensions of Radical Life Extension” and “Religious Leaders’ Views on Radical Life Extension.” Contact Liga Plaveniece, communications associate.
|Categories||Bioethics, Death, Ethics, Health care, Medical ethics, Science & health|
|Locations||United States of America|