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Live Longer with AI book
November 10, 2020
Artificial intelligence is the next big thing in medicine, or, using Silicon Valley's jargon, the next big disruptor. Not a thing of the future, AI is already here, changing our lives, and soon our healthcare, beyond recognition. Given how rapidly AI is invading the field of longevity research, it was only a matter of time...
Finding the Fountain book
October 27, 2020
Aging research is still an emerging field, and its emergence has been laden with difficulties. Until recently, the budgets were scarce, the ideas ridiculed, and public involvement nonexistent. The tide is turning, with more private and institutional players eager to spend money and effort on the noble goal of extending human lifespan and healthspan. Still,...
David Sinclair Webinar
September 20, 2019
As part of the LEAF Longevity Bookclub and to celebrate the launch of Dr. David Sinclair’s new book, Lifespan: Why We Age and Why We Don’t Have To, we hosted a special webinar on the 18th of September. The new book takes us on a journey through the biology of why we age and spotlights the...
January 29, 2018
As you might recall, in my review of Ending Aging, I said that the book could have benefited from a more in-depth discussion of the benefits of rejuvenation as well as the concerns and objections often raised against it. Anyone else sharing the same feeling will find what they’re looking for in The Abolition of...
December 11, 2017
The book I’m reviewing today is pretty much a classic by now. Published for the first time in 2007, “Ending Aging” by Dr. Aubrey de Grey is not only “an audacious blueprint for cheating the reaper”—as Janet Cromley of the Los Angeles Times put it—but also a manifesto, a call to arms, if you will,...
November 14, 2017
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,...