The New York Times comments on the Methuselah Mouse Prize in this articles (from the arts section, for some reason). Dr. Aubrey de Grey, one of the founders, has much the same opinions on the degenerative conditions of aging as we do here at the Longevity Meme: "Aging really is barbaric. It shouldn't be allowed. I don't need an ethical argument. I don't need any argument. It's visceral. To let people die is bad." Have you donated yet? These guys are working hard to help ensure you live a very long, very healthy life.