> Max Planck observed that new scientific ideas only spread as its opponents died. Longevity research promises to extend the lifespan of everyone — could that hold back scientific progress?

Matt Clancy summarizes recent research on this question: https://mattsclancy.substack.com/p/conservatism-in-science

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Thanks for this! I’m actually taking a class with Pierre Azoulay, main author of one of the papers that Matt cites in that article— it was what inspired the thought

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