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Broken Limits to Life Expectancy

Science
10 May 2002
Vol 296, Issue 5570
pp. 1029-1031

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Supplemental material—including data sources and additional references—is available on Science Online at http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/296/5570/1029/DC1. Life expectancy is the mean age at death under current mortality conditions.
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Funded by the Max Planck Society and the U.S. National Institute on Aging (AG-08761). We thank V. Kannisto, P. Laslett, S. Horiuchi, R. D. Lee, S. Leek, H. Maier, M. Luy, R. Rau, Y. Saito, S. Tuljapurkar, K. W. Wachter, and J. R. Wilmoth for their assistance.

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Jim Oeppen
J. Oeppen is with the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Cambridge University, Cambridge, CB2 3EN, UK.
James W. Vaupel*
He is associated with, and J. W. Vaupel is at, the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Doberaner Strasse 114, D-18057 Rostock, Germany.

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