Here’s the entire segment which also features Dr. Aubrey de Grey and Dr. Bill Andrews. (100 Plus bit is at the 2:18 mark) Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
From the NYT: Medical researchers in Britain have successfully treated six patients suffering from the blood-clotting disease known as hemophilia B by injecting them with the correct form of a defective gene, a landmark achievement in the troubled field of
Donate to the The Methuselah Generation documentary and get a signed copy of my book.
Vivek Wadhwa, who has just joined us at Singularity University, wrote this article for the Washington Post on hacking DNA. Much of his argument echos what I say in 100 Plus: “Just as the personal computer revolution brought information technology
Here’s a link to my recent interview with ‘Big Think’ where I mentioned Timothy Brown, the only man who has ever been cured of AIDS.
This is an interesting article from The Scientist. Here’s an excerpt: According to economists Benjamin Jones and Bruce Weinberg, young scientists making groundbreaking contributions to their fields are becoming an endangered breed. In a study published November 7th in the
This is the latest in a series of studies to show that aging can be manipulated. If scientists were able to do for humans what these Mayo Clinic researchers did for mice, many more people would be in much better
From “What Happens When the Average Lifespan Hits 100?” by Megan Erickson: “Death is a very dull, dreary affair, and my advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it,” said W. Somerset Maughm. Which is, of
Here is my review of the new Justin Timberlake longevity-themed movie for Slate Magazine. This Hollywood-created world gets everything wrong about what life in a longer-lived society would look like. While its dystopian nature was disappointing, it was still an
I really enjoyed speaking at the open science summit last weekend. The DIY bio community is full of super-cool people and it is always fascinating to hear about everyone’s current projects. 100+: The Possibility of Radical Longevity Breakthroughs from Open
Can be found here. Ben says: I have to congratulate Sonia Arrison on putting together a book that is both highly accessible to newbies with no prior background in transhumanist thinking or longevity research, and also richly interesting to those
The folks over at Bloomberg West invited me to chat with them briefly about 100 Plus. It was a short interview, but glad I was able to stop by. Here’s the link to the video.
In case you didn’t make the Singularity Summit, here is the talk I delivered there. As I’ve said before, this conference was a really great production this year. Can’t wait to see what next year brings!
Last weekend’s Singularity Summit in NYC was an excellent event. I enjoyed meeting many smart folks interested in future tech issues. Here’s an article from MSNBC about the event, as well as a photo taken by my friend Steve Rosenbaum:
From GenomeWeb News: The Obama Administration is asking the biomedical and biotech industries and research communities for their ideas about what steps the country should take to support and advance biological research innovation and business. The White House’s Office of
I’ll be speaking at the Singularity Summit next week in NYC and (if you haven’t bought it yet) I’ve been told that you can pick up a copy of my book, 100 Plus there. Below is a description of the
I had a fun conversation with TechCrunch TV’s Andrew Keen about 100 Plus. He asked me how old I am. I guess I’m not old fashioned, because I don’t mind answering. 🙂
There is a lot going on this week, reminding me once again of how I’d like to have more time. I’m in southern California today attending the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference and I’m also guest blogging over at the
Here is a recent discussion I had with Dylan Ratigan about living 100 Plus: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy
Here is a discussion about 100 Plus with the Economist’s Management Editor and Schumpeter Columnist, Adrian Wooldridge, at the Human Potential summit in New York City.