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Help Chris Heward of Kronos Laboratory fight cancer

Friday, November 7th, 2008 Posted in SENS | No Comments »

[Aschwin de Wolf at Depressed Metabolism has related the news that Chris Heward passed away on January 10, 2009. As with the posts on DM, this one will remain in recognition of his struggle against cancer.] John Schloendorn, who is ...

Understanding Aging videos

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 Posted in SENS | No Comments »

Videos from the 2008 Understanding Aging conference that I was responsible for editing for the Methuselah Foundation, a non-profit organization whose stated purpose is contributing to the elimination of age-related illnesses, have been online for some time.  Only recently have ...

Aging: The Videos, The Photos, The Transcriptions

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008 Posted in SENS | No Comments »

Videos from the Methuselah Foundation's free life extension symposium at UCLA are now available online. Titled "Aging: The Disease, The Cure, The Implications," the event aimed at putting the postponement of human aging more firmly on the political and social map. ...

Cryonics

Friday, October 27th, 2006 Posted in Cryonics | No Comments »

Cryonics is a medical procedure aimed at preserving the bodies of terminal patients until such time as advanced medical procedures can provide for their resuscitation. To revive a patient in a state of cryopreservation would require not only curing ...

SENS

Monday, September 4th, 2006 Posted in SENS | No Comments »

For those concerned with preserving life despite the many reasonable arguments to the contrary, Strategies for Engineering Negligible Senescence is a project spearheaded by Cambridge biomedical gerontologist Aubrey de Grey. SENS takes a goal-directed approach to eliminating aging, rather ...