The first Immortality Institute book of essays is now available at Amazon.com. It includes work by scientists like Michael Rose, Michael West, Robert Freitas, Aubrey de Grey, Marvin Minsky and João Pedro de Magalhães, writing alongside futurists and transhumanists like Ray Kurzweil, Max More and Mike Treder. How can we best work towards defeating the aging process and preventing all age-related disease? How rapidly could we attain these goals and how much would it cost? What would an ageless future society look like, and what technologies would be required to support it? How does this all fit in with current trends in accelerating technological development? You can read more about the book and these authors at the Immortality Institute website.