articles tagged: life extension
in skeptical defense of transhumanism…
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in skeptical defense of transhumanism…

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.

what if we reign in the grim reaper?
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what if we reign in the grim reaper?

A popular criticism of radical life extension is that society and life cycles would break down. But that's not what happens in organisms whose lives we dramatically increased in the lab.

how we’ll live for a thousand years. maybe.
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how we’ll live for a thousand years. maybe.

A number of researchers and utopian pundits are promising radical life extension, if not unlimited lifespans. But the science behind their claims is shaky to non-existent.

just in case you missed it…
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just in case you missed it…

Would you pay $6,000 for advice from a doctor who claims he could help you live longer by making it up as he goes along?

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