Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever

 Posted by on 2017-04-08 at 15:36  evolution, future, health, life extension, longevity, medical, Reblog  Comments Off on Silicon Valley’s Quest to Live Forever
Apr 082017
 


On a velvety March evening in Mandeville Canyon, high above the rest of Los Angeles, Norman Lear’s living room was jammed with powerful people eager to learn the secrets of longevity.

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‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

 Posted by on 2017-03-25 at 20:54  brain, health, life, life extension, longevity, Reblog, science  Comments Off on ‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality
Mar 252017
 

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by upload

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New Study Shows Vitamin D Engages Longevity Genes To Increase Lifespan

 Posted by on 2016-10-27 at 23:32  health, longevity, nutrition, Reblog, science, vitamin d  Comments Off on New Study Shows Vitamin D Engages Longevity Genes To Increase Lifespan
Oct 272016
 

Vitamin D has long been known to help the body absorb calcium. But now it appears that this vitamin has much wider effects — at least in Caenorhabditis elegans, a nematode worm species and a well-known model organism for biological research. Senior co-author Prof.

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We can all live ‘forever’ – and we need to talk about it

 Posted by on 2016-08-23 at 21:34  aging, dna, genetic engineering, genetics, health, immortality, longevity, Reblog, science  Comments Off on We can all live ‘forever’ – and we need to talk about it
Aug 232016
 


Throughout our entire lives we are told that aging is a completely natural and unavoidable part of life, one that should even be appreciated despite its outcome.

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Biotech Company Claims To Have Successfully Used Gene Therapy In Attempt To Reverse Aging

 Posted by on 2016-04-26 at 15:31  dna, genetics, health, longevity, Reblog, science  Comments Off on Biotech Company Claims To Have Successfully Used Gene Therapy In Attempt To Reverse Aging
Apr 262016
 

In what they are claiming is a world first, biotech company BioViva has announced that they have used gene therapy to lengthen the caps on the end of DNA – known as telomeres – in the CEO of their company, Elizabeth Parrish. Implicated in the aging process, telomeres protect the DNA.

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Google’s chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029

 Posted by on 2016-04-20 at 21:37  ai, artificial intelligence, future, health, longevity, Reblog, singularity, tech  Comments Off on Google’s chief futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we could start living forever by 2029
Apr 202016
 

Ray Kurzweil, Google’s chief futurist, laid out what he thinks the next few decades will look like in an interview with Playboy. Kurzweil is one of the biggest believers in The Singularity, the moment when humans — with the aid of technology —will supposedly live forever.

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Will A Japanese Diet Help You Live Longer? New Study Says Yes

 Posted by on 2016-03-30 at 23:44  diet, food, health, japan, longevity, Reblog  Comments Off on Will A Japanese Diet Help You Live Longer? New Study Says Yes
Mar 302016
 

We?ve long been smitten with sushi, thanks to its ability to be both utterly delicious and mega healthy, but now there?s even more reason to order those maki rolls, thanks to a major new study that?s found the Japanese diet could be the secret to a longer life.

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