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Frequently Asked Questions on the Ethics of Lifespan and Healthspan Extension

Is life extension theoretically and technologically possible? Is it desirable for the individual and society? What actions should we take?

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.

A world of Methuselahs?

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

The Urge to Radical Life Extension

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

Activism for Longevity

There is now an emerging international social advocacy movement dedicated to extend healthy period of life.

Aging: past, present and future

Genetic studies have now firmly established that ageing is regulated by specific genes conserved from yeast to mice.

When I Am Eighty-Five

The major causes of age-related death today will be largely controlled and cured in the 2050s, at least for those in wealthier regions.

Inching Towards the Regulatory Classification of Aging as a Disease

Sizable factions within the research and advocacy communities are very interested in having aging officially classified as a disease.

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