Human Mortality 'Plateau' May Be a Statistical Error, Not a Hint of Immortality (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption Late-life mortality plateaus are generated if symmetrical errors (coloured points) are seeded into error-free log-linear models (black line). Credit Saul Justin Newman Usage Restrictions CC-BY: Redistribution allowed with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.