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Questionable evidence for a limit to human lifespan

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  1. Max Planck Odense Center on the Biodemography of Aging, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

    • Adam Lenart
    •  & James W. Vaupel
  2. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany

    • Adam Lenart
    •  & James W. Vaupel


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A.L. and J.V. performed data analysis and contributed to writing the manuscript.

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