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Tag: Advocacy

Liar at table
We are at an interesting time for our field, and at long last, some rejuvenation therapies are entering clinical trials. The approach of directly targeting the processes of aging in humans can finally be put to the test. While rejuvenation therapies that aim to prevent, stop, or even reverse aging and age-related diseases are gradually...
Pat Interview
In this episode of Making Time, host Ryan O'Shea sits down with Pat Graziosi, the creative mind behind the hugely popular educational YouTube channel, Life Noggin, and the voice of its main character, Blocko. The conversation encapsulates Graziosi's journey from his beginnings with skits on Google Video to creating YouTube and social media content for...
Lisa Fabiny-Kiser
We had the chance to interview Lisa Fabiny-Kiser, CEO of the well-known SENS Research Foundation, on all the various research, education, and advocacy activities that the organization is currently doing along with its plans for the future. Public opinion and the academic landscape have changed considerably since it was founded nearly 15 years ago. Would...
Avatar
In the much-awaited sequel to the movie Avatar, there is a passing, peculiar mention of life extension. This mention, as can be expected, is negative. In the movie, the greedy, nature-destroying humans hunt a local whale-like species for several ounces of precious liquid secreted by the animals’ brains. Why? Because this liquid stops aging, which...
Wineholics
In the fifth installment of the popular Indiana Jones franchise, Harrison Ford will reportedly be β€œde-aged” by means of computer graphics, presumably to make him kicking Nazi butt at least somewhat believable. A regular person would react to this piece of showbiz gossip with a chuckle and quickly scroll further down their feed. For a...
Elon Musk
Two days ago, famous billionaire and new Twitter owner Elon Musk Tweeted that he cannot think of a worse curse than living forever, in reply to a Tweet relating to the predicted heat death of the universe. A consistent argument This is not Elon Musk's first mention of opposition to longer lifespans. In a March...