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Biohacking is the next big craze for those obsessed with taking charge of their health beyond just diet and exercise. But while it sounds like science, there’s no evidence it actually works.
Humans have spent millenia looking for a fountain of youth or a recipe for immortality. Why have we been failing? And is there anything we can do to make death optional?
There's a certain complacency implied by treating aging as a natural part of life that just needs to be taken in stride. It's time to change how we think about growing older.
A study from South Korea claims that castration can add years of male life expectancy. But on further analysis, there may be some issues with how it arrived at this conclusion.
A popular philosophical objection to life extension is that it would allow terrible people to live longer. The problem is that there will always be terrible people.
A philosopher turns transhumanism into a parade of horrors on loan from dystopian sci-fi movies.
While thinking of our bodies as divine or entirely in utilitarian terms is unhealthy, there is a middle ground to consider.
Transhumanism is a common theme in comic books. But which one of the scenarios they present has the most scientific merit?
Michael Anissimov has had it with transhumanists ready to hurry up and wait for technology to solve every problem humanity faces by merely existing.
It's one thing to criticize junk science or lack of detail when it comes to transhumanism. It's something else to dismiss the entire concept based on glorified statism and fatalism.