Chris Muir's Day By Day

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Remember Heinlein's First Published Story?

Life-Line, about a machine that is able to determine a human's life-span?

Looks like Heinlein's machine has become a reality:

Scientists have designed a ‘death test’ which can tell you how long you are going to live. The non-invasive laser test is able to determine when a person is going to die and is the first of its kind in the world. A wristwatch-style device analyses the body's endothelial cells through the surface of the skin, measuring how the body will decline with age.

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2 comments:

Old NFO said...

OH lovely...

TOTWTYTR said...

Just remember what happened to Hugo Pinero and his machine.

Now you've made me want to dig out some Heinlein and I have too much work related stuff to read as is.