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
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.
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.
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.
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.