Towards Radical Life Extension

Futurist Ray Kurzweil discusses his views of the path to radical life extension over at PCWorld. While I don't agree with his emphasis on current old school life extension strategies like pills and supplements, Kurzweil has a good vision for the healthy life extension technologies of the future. "There is a connection between my work on longevity and my role as an inventor overall. In order to time my inventions, I became interested in technology trends, and that has taken on a life of its own. ... Based on these models, we can anticipate the emerging role of biotechnology and nanotechnology on our health. That is how Dr. Grossman and I developed our 'bridge to a bridge to a bridge' concept for radical life extension." You and I can help bring these future medical technologies closer by donating to groups like the Methuselah Foundation.



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