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x10 19 Billion People
May 10, 2021
In this episode of X10, Nicola further elaborates on overpopulation, describing multiple UN population projections over the next eighty years and describing what might happen in a world with rejuvenation. Sources and Further Reading Once more, a lot of the data presented in this episode comes from Our World in Data (OWID), but there’s a...
Overpopulation 101
April 26, 2021
In this episode of X10, Nicola describes the commonly cited challenge of overpopulation and why it isn't the problem that many people think it is. Script Famine. Scarcity. Climate instability. Widespread pollution. Lack of fresh water. Global economic and ecological collapse. Billions upon billions of mouths to feed and nowhere near enough resources to do...
X10 Intermittent Fasting
April 12, 2021
In this episode of X10, we discuss the concept of intermittent fasting: what it is, how it differs from caloric restriction, whether or not it can make you live longer or healthier, and the methods of going about it. Script This is part of a series of videos on diet and longevity. Last time, we...
Does death give life meaning? No, not really.
March 29, 2021
In this episode of X10, we discuss what gives life meaning and exactly what role that the ending of life plays in that meaning. Check out the Dog Aging Project, which is run by cool people trying to give our pets longer, healthy lives: http://www.dogagingproject.org Script Do any of these quotes sound familiar to you?...
X10 Caloric Restriction Thumbnail
March 15, 2021
In this episode of X10, we discuss the practice of caloric restriction along with its effects, which involve the TOR signaling pathway, epigenetic alterations, and DNA repair.  Sources Colman RJ, Anderson RM, Johnson SC, Kastman EK, Kosmatka KJ, Beasley TM, Allison DB, Cruzen C, Simmons HA, Kemnitz JW, Weindruch R. (2009) Caloric restriction delays...
X10 Caring about Aging
March 01, 2021
In this episode of X10, we discuss three reasons why people don't care about curing aging. Getting people to care about elderly dying from a deadly disease is relatively easy, but getting them to care about the cause of their frailty and immune susceptibility, aging itself, is a bit different.  Sources The elderly are...