December 1, 2012
Can a Hydra Unlock Secret of Immortality?
Nathaniel Rich, New York Times Magazine
After more than 4,000 years — almost since the dawn of recorded time, when Utnapishtim told Gilgamesh that the secret to immortality lay in a coral found on the ocean floor — man finally discovered eternal life in 1988. He found it, in fact, on the ocean floor.
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