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Tag: Lifespan News

LSN Elon Musk
On this episode of Lifespan News, Ryan O'Shea ruminates on Elon Musk's statement on living forever being a curse rather than a blessing. Script Elon Musk has said a lot of stupid stuff about aging and longevity. From saying that people shouldn't live very long because society would ossify, to advocating that we judge people...
LSN Age Reversal Pill
For this episode of Lifespan News, Emmett Short talks about David Sinclair's serious effort to epigenetically rejuvenate cells by using small molecules, which would lead to the creation of a genuine age reversal pill. This technology could be significantly cheap and simple to produce, to the point that high school student could make it in...
LSN When Should You Die
On this episode of Lifespan News, Ryan O'Shea talks about a real-world doctor whose euthanasia-related statements parallel those found in science fiction. Script When do you want to die? Or, phrased differently, when should humans die? These are loaded questions, but that doesn’t keep them from being answered all the time, with some alarming implications...
LSN Prevent Disease
On this episode of Lifespan News, Emmett Short talks about what can be done to modify the healthcare system in ways that focus on preventing, rather than reacting to, disease. Script Our healthcare system is downright dangerous. Why?Β Because it's built on a reactive model that's akin toΒ waiting for a bomb to explodeΒ before attempting to defuse...
LSN Centr Partnership
Welcome to Lifespan News. I'm Emmett Short. We've got something special to talk about today. Our parent entity, Lifespan.io, has partnered with Chris Hemsworth's health and longevity platform Centr. So, we've reported on Chris' health and longevity interest before with his Disney+ series Limitless, where he goes to extremes to understand what our bodies can...
LSN Bryan Johnson
In this video, Bryan Johnson, founder and CEO of Blueprint, shared his ideas about the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the future of human health and society at the recent Healthspan Summit. Among other controversial statements about AI and the future of humanity, he suggests that we should let AI determine our well-being. We...