As you might remember, we have recently posted about the Longevity Film Competition, an initiative by HEALES, ILA, and the SENS Research Foundation that encourages supporters of healthy life extension to produce a short film to popularize the subject. Didier Coeurnelle is a jurist and the co-chair of HEALES, the Healthy Life Extension Society promoting…

A few days ago, I wrote an article while on a plane. I’m an expat, and I was flying back to my home country. I’m now in my hometown, where I lived until I was 18. I come back here only seldom, and the last time I visited was four years ago. For the vast…

Yet another important investment in the field of regenerative medicine against aging demonstrates the increasing interest of investors in this industry; on August 2, BioTime, Inc. announced that Juvenescence Limited will buy 14.4 million of its subsidiary AgeX Therapeutics‘ shares for a total of $43.2 million—50% to be paid in cash and 50% with a…

We are now starting to release the videos from our July conference, Ending Age-Related Diseases: Investment Prospects & Advances in Research, which was hosted in NYC at Cooper Union. Today, we show Dr. Aubrey de Grey giving his keynote speech at the conference. He begins, as all good speakers should, in a mixed audience of experienced…

As our organization grows and we are doing more and more things, there is an ever greater need for specialist knowledge and guidance to help inform our decisions as a company. We rely on the advice and expertize of both our scientific and business advisors and we have added to them this week with two…

Recently, we’ve published an article explaining why life extension is not a selfish endeavor. As a matter of fact, life extension is a rather altruistic endeavor, though this depends on your interpretation of the definition. Let’s dig deeper. What is altruism? According to the Oxford English Dictionary, altruism is disinterested and selfless concern for the…

This is a fictional story about a man realizing for the first time, under rather unusual circumstances, that he has a deep desire not to age and die. It’s been a few months already, yet that day still feels like yesterday. I am still not convinced that I didn’t lose my mind that day, and…

One extremely promising and emerging field of research is nano-biotechnology. Nano-biotechnology could potentially be an extremely powerful tool in our quest for a longer, healthier life. Senescent cells are known to be essential in multiple aging processes. Getting rid of these problem cells is, therefore, something we could do to potentially increase our healthy lifespan,…

The AgeMeter project hosted on Lifespan.io last year is almost ready to start shipping, the team informs us that units will begin going out to backers starting from September 4th. In addition, you can also learn more about the AgeMeter functional aging biomarker system at the AgeMeter website, they are also taking preorders for the…

Somewhat serendipitously, Salk Institute researchers discovered that depleting the microbiomes of mice causes the animals to have lower levels of blood glucose as well as improved insulin sensitivity [1]. Abstract Antibiotic-induced microbiome depletion (AIMD) has been used frequently to study the role of the gut microbiome in pathological conditions. However, unlike germ-free mice, the effects…

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