Some people are born with genes that prevent problems like high cholesterol and weak immune systems, while others are not. It’s what scientists call the ‘genetic lottery.’ But what if science could make everyone a winner?
Are you an older parent, a young parent, or not a parent at all? Today, all these options are possible and acceptable, making ideas about the ‘traditional’ family obsolete.
New breakthroughs in the field of regenerative medicine are allowing us to live longer, healthier lives.
Longevity entrepreneurs are turning their attention towards longevity research and powering cultural change.
According to the National Institute on Aging, the total US population aged 90 and over is projected to more than quadruple from 2010 to 2050. That means Americans can expect to see more older people in the coming decades and already among their ranks are bright beacons of inspiration.
Google’s plan to extend our life span will change love, work, and just about every aspect of society.
There is little downside to the wonderful reality that human beings are now living longer than ever before. While many assume that society’s economic burden radically increases with greater longevity, the reality is the opposite. Everyone is better off because of longer life expectancies.
What the dystopian In Time gets wrong about a world of extreme life extension.
Scientists are on the brink of radically expanding the span of a healthy life. Author Sonia Arrison on the latest advances—and what they mean for human existence.
In America, a large part of funding for regenerative medicine comes from the Department of Defense, whose goal is to repair soldiers who come home wounded. That is an effort everyone recognizes as important. Yet, when it comes to repairing older people whose hearts and lungs are failing, society seems at peace accepting their demise because that is all humanity has ever known — a state of mind that some call the “pro-death trance.”