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Many possible maximum lifespan trajectories

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  1. Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada

    • Bryan G. Hughes
    •  & Siegfried Hekimi

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B.G.H. and S.H. conceived the project, B.G.H. performed the analysis, and B.G.H. and S.H. wrote the manuscript.

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