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Methuselah's Zoo
To understand human longevity, we need to put it into perspective. Are we relatively long-lived or short-lived creatures? After all, among all the plants and animals in nature, we find a vast variety of lifespans, from several hours to several millennia, and possibly even more. While humans are the most long-lived primates, our lifespan pales...
Ageless Book
People have looked for ways to extend their lives since... well, forever. The oldest known myth on earth, Gilgamesh, is about a Sumerian king embarking on a quest for immortality after his friend's death. Alchemists were looking for magic death-defying substances, adventurers searched for the legendary Fountain of Youth, and monarchs allegedly took baths filled...
The Science and Technology of Growing Young
Sergey Young's The Science and Technology of Growing Young (Lifespan.io is on Amazon Smile) is a mix of exciting longevity research and heady optimism. In an easy-to-read 272 pages, the investor gives a whirlwind tour of research on aging and the companies that are trying to turn this science into technology. In good hands Young...
Live Longer with AI book
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
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,...
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...

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