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Our Genetically Engineered Future Is Closer Than You Think

Our best shared values can help us navigate the almost unimaginable opportunities and very real challenges that lie ahead.

How we Benefit from Getting our Genomes Sequenced

We are entering the age of genomics, an amazing future that will dramatically improve the health outcomes of people across the planet.

A philosophical quest for our biggest problems

The first big problem is death. Roughly 90 percent of everybody who has been alive has died by now.

Anti-ageing drugs are coming – an expert explains

It has recently been suggested that humans could live to 150 by 2020 simply by taking a certain supplement.

What If We All Lived Beyond 130 Years?

We might be the new generation of supercentenarians. Naturally, that comes with responsibilities and consequences.

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.

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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