You probably know the quote by Steve Jobs saying that death is life’s single best invention because it gets rid of the old and makes room for the new. This view is the core of another fairly common objection to rejuvenation, codename “cultural stagnation”. Wouldn’t all those rejuvenated people, however physically young, be always old…

Today, we take a look at three key emerging technologies that might add extra healthy years to your life by addressing the aging processes directly to prevent or delay age-related diseases. Senolytics – Removing aged dysfunctional cells to promote tissue regeneration As we age, increasing amounts of our cells enter into a state known as…

There are many benefits to exercise and how it can reduce the impact of the aging process. We have previously talked about how even a moderate amount of gentle exercise, such as walking, dancing, and strength training, can improve health and reduce mortality. New research suggests that even moderate levels of physical activity can reduce…

When you discuss any major issue, sooner or later someone will say it: there are more urgent issues than whatever it is you’re advocating for. Sometimes it may be true; other times, and probably most of the time, it’s a logical fallacy known as appeal to worse problems (or “not as bad as”, or even…

A very useful skill you get from the study of mathematics is the ability to skim details off a special case of a concept and get to the general case, which is the essence common to all special cases. This skill, far from being useful only in maths and science, can be applied to a…

T Cells are a major component of the formidable immune system that the body keeps at the ready to respond to the first sign of infection or disease. T cells detect if cells have been infected with a virus; upon detection, they trigger these cells’ ablation and destroy the virus. Unfortunately, the T cells do…

Building a large, supportive community is critically important in the fight against aging. Widespread awareness means not only a larger pool of potential supporters who, through their generous contributions, keep the research going; it also means more people who become active and help the cause in a way or another—telling their friends about rejuvenation biotechnologies,…

With the recent surge of enthusiastic support for LEAF/Lifespan.io and the idea of defeating aging, I really shouldn’t be complaining about the lingering holdouts opposing the idea of living healthy and longer lives for whatever reason. Nonetheless, I feel compelled to point out the jarring contradiction of a species whose members are constantly on the…

Well, it has been a super busy month due to the popularity of the new Kurzgesagt videos about aging, and we have seen a massive positive response from the audience to the ideas presented there. At the time of writing, 116,000 people have liked the video so far, and a mere 963 people have disliked…

Until the technologies arrive that will allow us to target the aging processes themselves age will take its inevitable toll on our bodies. This is a concern especially as senior citizens in our society are commonly debilitated by muscle weakness, joint pain, and other physical ailments. When thinking about life extension, one of the common…

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