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“CMA activity declines in aged organisms … in this work we have corrected the CMA defect in aged rodents. We have generated a double transgenic mouse model in which the amount of the lysosomal receptor for CMA, previously shown to decrease in abundance with age, can be modulated.”

Nature Medicine 14, 959-965 (1 September 2008) | doi:10.1038/nm.1851;

Radical implication: Imminent mediated quasi-immortality.
Probable reality: Health commodities.

Percentage of American adults held in either prison or mental institutions in 1953 and today, respectively: 0.67, 0.68
Percentage of these adults in 1953 who were in mental institutions: 75
Percentage today who are in prisons: 97

Harper’s Index, April 2007