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Brain-machine interfaces as a challenge to the “moment of singularity”

We cannot flee the challenge of delaying or avoiding Ray Kurzweil's prediction. We must embrace it. That is our responsibility.

The Next Human: Brain and Body as Connected Devices

What if we fixed our genetic flaws, fortified our bodies with replacement organs and robotic limbs, and enhanced our minds with technology and drugs?

Ray Kurzweil: Enhanced Longevity by 2030 (VIDEO)

People say that we are going to stop being human if we emerge with machines. No, that is what it means to be human.

A world of Methuselahs?

On balance, it can be argued, life extension is a good thing and life extension research should be funded aggressively.

Therapies that Target the Aging Processes are in Human Trials Now

A number of therapies that directly target the aging processes are currently in human trials and could change medicine significantly in the next decade.

Is Immortality Possible?

If you define immortality as living forever and being indestructible like in a comic book, then, no, it is highly unlikely.

To better the world, humans need to be more intelligent and moral. We must evolve.

In the intellectual realm we need to utilize technology to augment our intelligence by any means possible—including artificial intelligence.

Human-animal hybrids are coming and could be used to grow organs for transplant – a philosopher weighs in

Is the use of human-animal hybrids to resolve the perpetual lack of organs for transplant the right thing to do?

The Supposed Dangers of Techno-Optimism

There is no risk-free way to proceed into the future. In the end, only science and technology properly applied have the power to save us.

The Urge to Radical Life Extension

There is a continued role for those who loudly declaim that the goal is to control ageing absolutely.

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