US based, BioViva Sciences Inc. have announced that their CEO Elizabeth Parrish has become the first human being to be successfully rejuvenated by gene therapy. Her company’s experimental therapies have reversed 20 years of normal telomere shortening, over a 7 month period. This result is based on the average T-lymphocyte (white blood cell) telomere length compared to the
Eating foods high in antioxidants is one of the most effective anti-aging methods. Many studies report that antioxidants help prevent cancer, heart disease, and reduce the risk of degenerative diseases. This is our guide to antioxidants
Scientists from Harvard and the University of New South Wales say they have discovered how to reverse the ageing process. They have already begun human trials. Is this the wonder drug we’ve been waiting for?
The first reaction to the possibility of immortality: “We can’t become immortal – we will overpopulate”. This article proposes that the response should instead be, “Okay, then we need to make sure we are prepared for the increasing population”.
Human immortality; something that most believe impossible, is becoming progressively popularised as being inevitable, and maybe in as little as 20 years. A common reaction to such a possibility is: “No, we can’t become immortal because we will overpopulate”. Well, overpopulation is certainly a challenge.
We all admit at some point in our lives that we would like to look and feel 10 years younger. Well many people believe that within 35 years, all people will have the opportunity to look and feel 20 years old, for as long as they want. But how many of us would, given the opportunity, want to live forever?
For the first time, scientists have created stem cells within the bodies of laboratory mice. This proves that it is possible for damaged cells to be rejuvenated through stem cell therapies.
What if there is no God, does that mean that death is death? Well if humanity survives long into the future and time travel becomes possible, perhaps not.
The real possibility of immortality is first responded to with shock, then by rejection, and then by some, fear. Here we explore why people say that they would not want to be immortal, and why, when faced with real immortality, they will embrace is with euphoria.
Recently, the Immortal Jellyfish has been sprung into the limelight thanks to an article from the New York Times. This article shines light on mysteries which were not alluded to by the New York Times.