Compared to humans, rats have better noses for smelling. Pigeons have sharper eyes for seeing. Humans are only best at reasoning.
This video series provides a history of mankind’s search for immortality and takes the viewer into the modern scientific quest for the same.
The opponents of progress may have legitimate fears about future technologies, or they may be guided by ignorance and irrationality.
Billions of dollars have been poured into three areas of research: neuroprosthetics, brain-computer interfaces and optogenetics.
Death is one of the worst fates that can befall us, despite the consolations offered by the deathists – the lovers of death.
AI will likely spawn a paradigm shift for human civilization. Rather than converting it, we might just want to stand back and listen.
Accelerating aging research that extends healthy productive lifespans seems to be in everyone's best interests.
In the next 25 years, the human being will undergo a transformation of its evolutionary body than it has undergone in the last 100,000 years.
Science and technology are converging in a way that makes even the most ridiculous sounding scenario viable - and at great speed.
What are the most consequential areas of focus that maximally increase the probability that humanity will survive and thrive?