Engineering 1000 Years Of Healthy Life

The BBC interviews biogerontologist Aubrey de Grey: "Ageing is a physical phenomenon happening to our bodies, so at some point in the future, as medicine becomes more and more powerful, we will inevitably be able to address ageing just as effectively as we address many diseases today. I claim that we are close to that point." The opposing point of view is provided by in an essay by S. Jay Olshansky - regular readers will know by now that I'm backing Aubrey de Grey in this debate over feasibility and timelines. If you haven't yet taken the time to read the material at the Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence and Methuselah Foundation websites, you should certainly do so now.

Link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4003063.stm

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