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A short history of how we've ended up living so much longer

1 month ago   |   By Fast Company

One hundred years ago, the average human life expectancy was somewhere in the mid-30s. Today, in some parts of the world, it's approaching 90. How did we get here, and what is the impact of humans living so long?
Below, Steven Johnson shares 5 key insights from his new book, Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer.
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