As modern medicine improves, so too does our ability to stave off disease. But can we overcome the most inescapable of afflictions - old age? Researchers around the world are trying to find out.
Long read: How nature is fighting our attempts to use biohacking to live forever.
Under pressure, young entrepreneurs would tend to forget to take into account the effects of their ambitions on their surroundings.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
Telomeres, a part of DNA that hold the key to biological aging.
Several companies are trying to develop life extension methods that could enable some people to live far longer. There are some ethical dilemmas.
Cryonics is no longer synonymous with science fiction. What are we technically capable of doing and what do we have the right to do?
Can technology help us to beat death?
How far would you go to better your life, to live longer, to beat death? And how much can technology help us in that quest?
In the comic series Watchmen, physicist Jon Osterman is blown apart in a science experiment gone awry. But his “consciousness” is able to pull his body back together atom by atom, becoming the radiating…
An increasing weakness with age is not a law of nature. Most look at ageing as a process from young and healthy to becoming…
Your grandparents’ lifespan can offer some valuable clues.
It’s well known that humans are living longer than ever before, thanks partially to developments such as sanitation and modern medicine. But will it ever be possible for humans to live forever? The late…